Boldly struck in high relief
Lot 66
Nero, 54-68. Aureus (Gold, 19 mm, 7.65 g, 7 h), Lugdunum, 61-62. NERO•CAESAR•AVG•IMP• Bare head of Nero to right. Rev. PONTIF•MAX TR P•VIII•COS•IIII P P / EX - S C Roma, helmeted and in military attire, standing right, left foot set on helmet, holding shield set on her left knee with both hands; to right, on ground, bow and dagger. BMC 36. Calicó 433. Cohen 227. RIC 33. Boldly struck in high relief and with lovely reddish toning. Traces of mounting and the reverse struck slightly off center, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.


From the Birger Bentsen Collection of ancient gold coins, ex Schulman 349, 20-21 November 2015, 990 and Heritage 3035, 3 September 2014, 29204 (with collector's ticket).
Starting price:
2000 CHF
Current bid:
3200 CHF
Bid increment:
200 CHF
Minimum bid:
3400 CHF
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Closing time: 22-May-21, 10:32:30 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.