Nero. 54-68 AD.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 174. Estimate CHF5000.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF9400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Sestertius (Orichalcum, 25.32 g 7), Lugdunum, 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head of Nero to right with globe at the point of the bust. Rev.
PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT S C Temple of Janus with ornate roof decoration, latticed window on the left and with a garland hung across the closed double doors to the right. BNC 319. BN 73. Cohen 146. RIC 438. WCN 419. A fine and clear example with a smooth brown patina, a good portrait and a detailed view of the temple of Janus. Extremely fine.
From the Patrick H. C. Tan Collection.