Lot 2684: Ancient Roman Imperial Coins - Nero - Emperor on Platform Sestertius
December 10, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: 63 AD. Rome mint. Obv: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER PM TR P IMP PP legend with laureate head right, aegis on shoulder. Rev: CONG II DAT POP legend with Nero, bare-headed and togate, seated left on low platform on the right, extending right hand; a praefectus annonae standing facing behind him; below in front, an attendant standing left, handing tessera to citizen standing right with fold of toga extended; in background Minerva standing facing, head left, holding owl and spear with flat-roofed tetrastyle building to the left; SC in exergue. RIC 158; WCN 122; Sear 1954 variant (year). See Wildwinds.com (this coin). 29.39 grams. .
Condition Report: Fine. Rare.