1 Sestertius, Rome, 54-68

1 Sestertius, Rome, 54-68

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Description (Brief)
One (1) sestertius coin
Rome, 54-68 AD
Obverse Image: Left-facing portrait of Emperor Nero wearing laurel crown.
Obverse Text: NERO / CLAVD / CAESAR / AVG / GERTMTR PIM
Reverse Image: Seated Ceres with Annona (personification of grain).
Reverse Text: ANNONA / AVGVSTI / CERES / SC
Object Name
coin
date made
54 - 68
place made
Roman Empire
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.4 cm x 3.6 cm; 5/32 in x 1 13/32 in
ID Number
2014.0016.027
catalog number
2014.0016.027
accession number
2014.0016
collector/donor number
202.032
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Exhibition
The Value of Money
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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