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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 129

Nero. AD 54-68. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.55 g, 6h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 56-57.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 129.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Merani Collection – Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

Sold For $ 2 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Nero. AD 54-68. AR Denarius (18mm, 3.55 g, 6h). Lugdunum (Lyon) mint. Struck AD 56-57. NERO • CAESAR • AVG • IMP •, bare head right / PONTIF • MAX • TR • P [• III • P • P •], EX • S C within oak wreath. RIC I 12; WCN 39; Lyon 12/2a (D75/R77); RSC 207; BMCRE 14; BN 19. Areas of iridescent tone, light scratches, reverse struck slightly off center. Near EF. Exceptional portrait in high relief.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Berk BBS 121 (10 July 2001), lot 316.

The tribunician date on reverse is clearly legible on an example from the Gnecchi Collection (Lyon 12/2a) struck from the same dies.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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