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From the Leo Benz Collection

921767. Sold For $16500

Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (35mm, 27.10 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa AD 64. NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head right, with aegis at point of bust / CONG I DAT POP, Nero seated right on curule chair on raised daïs; to right, official seated right, drawing tessera from container and handing it to figure climbing steps, extending hand to receive it; child standing behind figure; Minerva and Liberalitas standing facing on daïs in background; S C in exergue. RIC I 155; WCN 87. Good VF, attractive yellow-brown patina. Well centered with an impressive portrait.


Ex Leo Benz Collection (Lanz 94, 22 November 1999), lot 246.