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Sestertius with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to left. NEROCLAVDIVSCAESARAVGGERPMTRPIMPPP Reverse: Nero on horseback to left, with soldier on horseback behind. In field: S C In ex.: DECVRSIO

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, December 16, 1998

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 64

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 25.85 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

1998.468

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins