Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 97   |   12 December 2016
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Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 8'500 CHF
The Roman Empire
Nero augustus, 54 – 68. Denarius, Roma 55, AR 3.68 g.
Description: NERO CLAVD DIVI F CAES AVG GERM IMP TR P COS Jugate busts r. of Nero, bareheaded and with drapery at back of neck, and of Agrippina II, bareheaded and draped. Rev. AGRIPP AVG DIVI CLAVD NERONIS CAES MATER Quadriga of elephants l., bearing two chairs holding Divus Claudius, radiate r., holding eagle-tipped sceptre and Divus Augustus, radiate r., holding patera and sceptre; in field l., EX S C. References: C 4
BMC 8
RIC 7
CBN 13 Condition:Very rare and in unusually fine condition for the issue. Superb old cabinet tone, a minor area of weakness on obverse, otherwise extremely fine Provenance: Auctiones AG sale 18, 1989, 1039
Tradart sale 7, 1994, 156
Tradart sale December 2014, 255

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