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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 865. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

NERO. 54-68 AD. Æ Sestertius (26.98 gm). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck circa 66 AD. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG PONTIF MAX TRIB POT P P, laureate head right, globe at point of bust / ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES, S C in exergue, Annona standing right, hand on hip and holding cornucopiae, and Ceres, seated left with foot on low stool, holding grain ears over modius on garlanded altar, and cornucopiae, vis-à-vis; bow and branch on ground before; ship's poop in background. RIC I 496; WCN 431; BMCRE 305 var. (obverse legend); cf. BN 133 (laureate head left); Cohen 23. Nice VF, even, brown surfaces. ($1000)

Ex Schweizerische Kreditanstalt 4 (3 December 1985), lot 463.