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Classical Numismatic Group > Auction 85Auction date: 15 September 2010
Lot number: 585

Lot description:


BITHYNIA, Nicaea. Nero, with Poppaea. AD 54-68. Æ Dupondius (28mm, 11.06 g, 6h). Radiate head right; c/m: ΓAΛBA in incuse quadrate directly across face / Poppaea (as Securitas) seated right. For coin: RG -; cf. C. Howgego, “Greek Legends and Roman Types: a Neronian Enigma,” SM 140 (November 1985), 3 and 4; RPC 2060 (including c/m); for c/m: Howgego 591. VF, green patina. Very rare.



Estimate: 300 USD