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Nero, CE 54-68

struck in Rome, CE 63

Orichalcum sestertius, 34 mm, 26.7 gm

Obv: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP PP; laureate head right, wearing aegis

Rev: ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES; Ceres, veiled and draped, seated left, holding corn ears and torch, her feet on stool, facing Annona standing right, holding cornucopia; between them, modius on garlanded altar; in background, stern of ship

Ref: RIC 98. Cohen 24

Released from its NGC slab, Choice XF, strike 5/5, surfaces 3/5, fine style

Heritage, CICF World and Ancient Coin Signature Auction, Apr 2014


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