CAPPADOCIA, Caesarea-Eusebia. Nero.
|Triton XX, Lot: 460. Estimate $750.
Sold for $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 54-68. AR Didrachm (21mm, 7.47 g, 12h). Struck circa AD 58-60. NERO CLAVD DIVI CLAVD F CAESAR AVG GERMANI, laureate head right / Nike advancing right, holding wreath in right hand, palm frond in left; ARME–NIAC across field. Sydenham, Caesarea
80; RIC I 615; RPC I 3634. Good VF, toned, light mark on obverse, die rust on reverse. Very rare.
This type celebrates the Armenian victories of AD 58-60, achieved under the leadership of general Corbulo.