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Lot 1082





Estimate: 5'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 4'000 CHF Price realized: 4'750 CHF
The Roman Empire
Nero augustus, 54 – 68
Sestertius circa 66, Æ 27.52 g. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG PONT MAX TR POT P P Laureate head l., with globe at point of bust. Rev. S – C Roma seated l. on cuirass, holding Victory and parazonium; behind her, two shields. In exergue, ROMA. C 268. BMC 328. RIC 517. CBN 238.
A spectacular portrait of excellent style struck on a full flan. Dark green
patina gently smoothed, otherwise extremely fine Ex NFA XII, 1983, 197; CNG 21, 1992, 318 (illustrated on back cover) and Heritage Signature 3012, 2011, 24655 sales. Illustrated on www.romancoins.info, section imagines imperatorum
A strong adult portrait of Nero, without beard. AMP.

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