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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 670

Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (34.5mm, 26.68 g, 7h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck circa AD 66.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 670.
 Estimated: $ 2 500

Roman Imperial, Bronze

Sold For $ 6 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (34.5mm, 26.68 g, 7h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck circa AD 66. IMP • NERO • CAESAR • AVG • PONT • MAX • TR • POT • P • P •, laureate head left, globe at point of neck / S C across field, DECVRSIO in exergue, Nero, bareheaded, wearing cuirass and short tunic, on horseback riding right, holding spear in rest in right hand; behind him, soldier on horseback riding right, holding vexillum in right hand sloped over right shoulder. RIC I 508; WCN 448; Lyon 187; BMCRE 316; BN 135-6. Brown patina, minor roughness, short edge split. Near EF.

From the B. G. Collection. Ex Roma V (23 March 2013), lot 698; Glendining (23 November 1966), lot 104.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.