Nero, (A.D. 54-68), AE sestertius, uncertain Thracian mint, issued A.D. 64-68, (24.03 g), obv. laureate head of Nero to right, around NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P, rev. Nero bare-headed and cuirassed on prancing horse to right, holding spear, to right a soldier standing right with head left, holding shield, DECVRSIO in exergue, S C across, (S.-, RIC -, von Kaenel, "Britannicus, Agrippina Minor und Nero in Thrakien," SNR 63 (1984), -, cf.BMCRE 154-155, Cohen -, Kunker Auction 204 (lot 545), CNG Electronic Auction 128 [lot 299, same type]). Dark brown patina, reverse with weakness, well centred, very fine/ nearly fine, and very rare type.
Ex Dr V.J.A.Flynn Collection and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 106 (lot 3491). Kunker attributes the mint to Perinthos and the type suggests a Thracian mint.