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572460
572460.

Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (34.5mm, 26.04 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa AD 64. NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head left / DECVRSIO, Nero, in military dress, on horseback riding right, holding couched spear, soldier on foot behind; before him, a second soldier advancing right and looking back, holding signum, S - C to either side. RIC I 175; WCN 133. Dark green patina, some pitting and smoothing. VF. Rare variety with Nero riding among infantry soldiers .


Ex Günther Schlüter Collection (chairman of the German Numismatic Society 1975-1977), purchased from Spink, March 1962.