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Sestertius with head of Nero

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Obverse: Head of Nero, laureate, right; at point of bust, small globe. IMPNEROCAESARAVG-PONT-MAX-TRPOTPP Reverse: Roma, helmeted, seated left on cuirass holding Victory in right hand and resting left on parazonium; behind cuirass, two round shields and one oblong shield. In exergue: [R]OMA ...

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Credit Line

Deposited by The Boston Athenaeum

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 66

Mint

Lugdunum

Dimensions

Diameter: 38 mm. Weight: 24.23 gm.

Accession Number

13.678

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins