Obverse: Head of Nero

Reverse: Temple of Janus with doors closed

Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Context: Rome
Material: Bronze
Denomination: As
Issuing Authority: Roman Senate
Actual Weight: 10.85 g.
Date: exact 64 AD - exact 66 AD
Dimensions: 28 mm.
Region: Latium
Period: Julio-Claudian

Obverse Type: Within a dotted circle, a view of the Temple of Janus, showing the front and, at the right, the closed door with wreath across it

Commentary: Imperial as

Sources Used: BMCRE I, 244, no. 230, cf., for obverse, pl. 44.6; for reverse pl. 44.5