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Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 433Auction date: 28 November 2018
Lot number: 295

Lot description:

Ti. Claudius Ti.f. Ap.n. Nero. 79 BC. AR Serrate Denarius (18.5mm, 3.80 g, 6h). Rome mint. Diademed and draped bust of Diana right; quiver and bow terminating in stag's head over shoulder / Victory driving galloping biga right, holding wreath, reins, and palm frond; LXV below. Crawford 383/1; Sydenham 770; Claudia 5. EF, deep cabinet toning.

Ex CNG Inventory 875432 (July 2010).

Ti. Claudius Nero was the grandfather of the emperor Tiberius. The true meaning of the obverse is not known, though it may be an allusion to the Claudians' Sabine origins.

Estimate: 200 USD