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596859.

Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (36mm, 25.31 g, 6h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck circa AD 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P, laureate head left, globe at point of neck / ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES, S C in exergue, Annona standing right, holding cornucopia in left hand, facing Ceres seated left, holding grain ears in outstrethced right hand and torch in left; between them, modius on garlanded altar, ship’s stern in background. RIC I 389; WCN 404; Lyon 62; BMCRE –; BN –. Dark green-brown patina, minor smoothing. Near EF. Rare with this obverse legend.


Ex Lanz 138 (26 November 2007), lot 581; Numismatica Ars Classica 40 (16 May 2007), lot 664.