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Sestertius with bust of Nero

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Obverse: Laureate bust of Nero to right. NEROCLAVDCAESARAVGGERPMTRIMPPP Reverse: Roma, helmeted and in military dress, seated left on cuirass, right hand holding Victory; left hand resting on parazonium; around and behind, cuirass, helmet, and various shields. In field: S C in...

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Provenance

Between the mid-1940s and 1962, collected by Sidney A. Wien (b. 1902 - d. 1962), Atlanta, Georgia; 1962, by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse; 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse to the MFA. (Accession Date: November 17, 2004)

Credit Line

The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 65

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 37 mm. Weight: 24.57 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

2004.1248

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins