Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 556Auction date: 21 February 2024
Lot number: 881

Price realized: 700 USD   (Approx. 650 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:

ANCIENT THEMES. Nero. AD 54-68. Cast Æ "Sestertius" (35mm, 24.90 g, 7h). Paduan type. High quality cast after Giovanni da Cavino (1500-1570). NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate bust right, aegis at point of bust / Port of Ostia: seven ships within the harbor; at the top is a pharus surmounted by a statue of Neptune; below is a reclining figure of Tiber, holding a rudder and dolphin; to left, crescent-shaped pier with portico, terminating with figure sacrificing at altar and with building; to right, crescent-shaped row of breakwaters or slips, terminating with a figure seated on rock; SAVGVSTI above, SPQR OST C below. Johnson & Martini 1391-1402; Klawans 1. Brown surfaces, edge split, flan crack. As made. High quality cast.

From the Wayne Scheible Collection. Ex Edward J. Waddell inventory #27382.

Estimate: 200 USD