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Lot 104





Estimate: 5'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 5'000 CHF Price realized: 6'000 CHF
COINS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE. Nero, AD 54-68. With his mother Agrippina minor. Denarius, 55. AR 3.65 g. Jugate busts r. of Nero, bare-headed, drapery on l. shoulder and in the back, and of Agrippina, bare-headed, draped. Rev. AGRIPP AVG DIVI CLAVD NERONIS CAES MATER. / EX SC Quadriga of elephants l., bearing two chairs holding Divus Claudius, radiate, holding eagle-tipped scepter, and of Divus Augustus, radiate, holding patera in his r. hand, scepter with his l. hand. BMC 201, 8; BN III, 117, 13 (mint Lugdunum); C. 4; RIC 150, 7.
Rare. Nice old cabinet toning. Almost extremely fine
Provenance:
Patrick A. Doheny Collection.
Auction Sotheby's, London 20 June 1979, 207.
The Numismatic Auction Ltd. (Tradart, Brussels), New York 1 (1982), 297.
Auction The Bru Sale, Brussels 18 November 2010, 59.

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