The Roman Empire
Estimate: 1'250 CHF
Starting price: 1'000 CHF
Price realized: 1'000 CHF
Nero augustus, 54 – 68
Dupondius, Lugdunum circa 66, Æ 13.34 g. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P Laureate head r., with globe at point of bust. Rev. VICTORIA – AVGVSTI S – C Victory advancing l., holding wreath and palm. C 343. BMC 353. RIC 522. CBN 144.
A very attractive portrait of good style, one of the finest of the mint at Lugdunum. Dark tone,
minor area of weakness on reverse, otherwise good extremely fine / extremely fine Privately purchased from Freeman in 2010.