Base Fragment of Bottle with Impression of Coin of Nero

Object Name: 
Base Fragment of Bottle with Impression of Coin of Nero

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Object Name: 
Base Fragment of Bottle with Impression of Coin of Nero
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
66.1.190
Dimensions: 
Base Diam: 3.6 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
62-68
Primary Description: 
Transparent light green glass; blown, impressed. Flat base of hollow vessel; side tapers to flat base with rounded edge; impressed on underside of base, obverse of coin of Nero (54-68 A.D.), showing head of emperor in profile, facing right, surrounded by legend "NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG[ ]". Many bubbles.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sangiorgi, Giorgio, Former Collection
Sangiorgi, Sergio, Source
1966
Category: 
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 2003-03-20 through 2003-09-01
West Bridge Show
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Two (2001) illustrated, pp. 79, pl. 555; BIB# 58895