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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 758

Nero. AD 54-68. AV Aureus (18mm, 7.20 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa AD 64-65.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 758.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 8 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Nero. AD 54-68. AV Aureus (18mm, 7.20 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa AD 64-65. NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, laureate head right / IVPPITER CVSTOS, Jupiter, bare to waist, with cloak around lower limbs, seated left on throne, holding thunderbolt in right hand and vertical scepter in left. RIC I 52; WCN 25; Calicó 412; BMCRE 67-73; BN 213-21; Biaggi 226 (same dies); Mazzini 118. Good VF. Attractive red toning, characteristic of aurei from Boscoreale.

From the John L. Cowan Collection, purchased from Pegasi, 2 June 2007. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXVI (11 June 1993), lot 435.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 3, which begins 14 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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