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Sestertius with head of Nero

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Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, right. NEROCLAVDIVSCAESARAVGGERMPMTRPIMPPP Reverse: Triumphal arch; above, Emperor in facing quadriga. S C

Provenance

1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Roman, Imperial Period, A.D. 64–65

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 35.5 mm. Weight: 28.68 gm. Die Axis: 7

Accession Number

35.223

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins