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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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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)

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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




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

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The Ancient World


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