The Roman Empire
Estimate: 4'000 CHF
Starting price: 3'200 CHF
Price realized: 3'200 CHF
Nerva, 96 – 98
Sestertius 97, Æ 28.78 g. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III PP Laureate head r. Rev. PAX – AVG Pax seated l., holding branch in r. hand and sceptre in l.; in exergue, S C. C 124. BMC 137. RIC 102. CBN 121.
Rare and in unusually fine condition for the issue. A bold portrait and an attractive dark
green patina, small flan crack at five o’clock on obverse, otherwise extremely fine
Ex Triton IX, 2005, 1013 and Triton IX, 2006, 1441 sales. From the Michael Weller collection.