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Sestertius of Emperor Nero
1 5/16 x 3/16 in. (3.4 x 0.4 cm)
Medium and Support:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Alexander
Location: Currently on view
The reverse of Nero’s coin features a scene of Annona, the Roman personification of Grain. She stands before the seated goddess of the harvest, Ceres.
[Gallery label text, 2009]
Dr. and Mrs. Ralph Alexander, Rochester, NY; their gift to the Gallery in 1995
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