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Lot 1711    Session 6 (9.30am Thursday)    Ancient Gold

Estimate $2,200
SOLD $3,000

NERO, (A.D. 54-68), gold aureus, Rome mint, (7.338 grams), issued A.D. 66-67, obv. laureate head of Nero to right, around NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, rev. Jupiter enthroned to left, holding thunderbolt and sceptre dotted border, around IVPPITER CVSTOS, (cf.S.1930 [£1200 VF], RIC 63, BMC 77). Old red tone, very fine or better and rare.

The weight conforms to the average of the specimens in the British Museum.

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