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Classical Numismatic Group > Mail Bid Sale 73Auction date: 13 September 2006
Lot number: 858

Lot description:

Nero. AD 54-68. Æ Sestertius (26.34 g, 8h). Uncertain Thracian mint. Laureate head right / DECVRSIO, Nero on horseback right, holding spear; behind, soldier advancing right; before, soldier, advancing right, head left, holding vexillum and shield. RIC I -; von Kaenel, "Britannicus, Agrippina Minor und Nero in Thrakien," SNR 63 (1984), -; BMCRE -; Cohen -. . VF, black green patina with areas of light olive overtones. Unpublished in the standard references. Exceptional quality for a Thracian mint issue.

Estimate: $2000