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    Nero (AD 54-68). AE sestertius (34mm, 27.51 gm, 6h). NGC Choice AU 4/5 - 4/5. Lugdunum, ca. AD 65. NERO • CLAVD • CAESAR • AVG • GER • P • M • TR • P • IMP • P • P •, laureate head of Nero left / ANNONA-AVGVSTI-CERES, Annona (on left) standing right, resting right hand upon hip and holding cornucopia in left, facing Ceres (on right) seated left, holding grain ears in extended right hand and lit torch in left; modius set upon garlanded altar between them, prow of grain ship right in background, S C in exergue. RIC I 391. Well-struck from bold dies, stern portrait and highly detailed reverse. Dark chocolate patina with some lighter areas on the high points.

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