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Nero sestertius



Nero augustus, 54 - 68, sestertius, Lugdunum circa 65, AE 27.81g. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P Laureate head r.; globe at point of bust. Rev S - C Roma seated l. on cuirass, holding Victory and parazonium; behind her two shields. In exergue, ROMA. C 261. BMC 324. RIC 442. CBN 76.


Ex NAC 84, 928. Ex Glendining's sale 16-21 November 1950, Platt Hall part II, 1084. From the Yorke Moore collection.


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Meander


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Date: August 20, 2015
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paul1888

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Beautiful coin. The obverse and reverse are outstanding!


Paul
#1 August 21, 2015 1:46am

4to2centophilia

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impressive piece all around. nice strong portrait also.
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"When you are in Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere" St. Ambrose (340-397) to St. Augustine.
#2 August 21, 2015 1:57am

Meander

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Thanks guys! The patina is really amazing. By far the most expensive coin I have ever bought. But with a pedigree going back to the 19th century I just couldn't resist Wink
#3 August 24, 2015 3:27pm

4to2centophilia

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I'm a sucker for pedigree. How did you track it back to York Moore?
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"When you are in Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere" St. Ambrose (340-397) to St. Augustine.
#4 August 25, 2015 12:29am

Meander

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It's indicated in the Platt Hall catalogue.
#5 August 27, 2015 2:05pm

4to2centophilia

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brilliant research.
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"When you are in Rome live in the Roman style; when you are elsewhere live as they live elsewhere" St. Ambrose (340-397) to St. Augustine.
#6 August 28, 2015 11:58am


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