Ancients: Nero (AD 54-68). Orichalcum sestertius (37mm, 30.47 gm, 7h). ...
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Waldorf Astoria - Norse Suite
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Medallic Nero SestertiusNero (AD 54-68). Orichalcum sestertius (37mm, 30.47 gm, 7h). Lugdunum, AD 65. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head of Nero left, globe at truncation of neck / ANNONA AVGVST CERES, Annona standing right, holding cornucopia, facing Ceres seated left, holding grain ears and torch; between them, modius on garlanded altar, ship's stern in background, S C in exergue. RIC I 389. WCN 404. A gorgeous specimen, struck on an immense, medallic flan and possessing a lovely and natural two-tone green / olive patina. Very minor areas of smoothing (of patina, not metal) on reverse, otherwise Good Extremely Fine.
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