Nerva, (A.D. 96-98), AE sestertius, Rome mint, issued September-December A.D. 97, (24.81 g), obv. laureate head of Nerva to right, around IMP NERVA CAES AVG GERM P M TR P II COS III P P, rev. around PAX AVG, Pax seated left on throne, feet on footstool, holding olive branch in outstretched right hand & cradling long scepter in left arm leaning on throne rest, S C in exergue, (S.3051, RIC 102, BMC 137). Green and brown patina, some smoothing, good very fine - nearly extremely fine and scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously CNG eSale 354, lot 525 with tickets.