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    Boscoreale Toning

    Nero (AD 54-68). AV aureus (18mm, 7.58 gm, 4h). NGC Choice VF 4/5 - 4/5. Rome, AD 60-61. NERO•CAESAR•AVG•IMP, bare head of Nero right / PONTIF•MAX TR-P VII COS IIII P P, Virtus standing left in military attire, right foot on helmet within pile of arms, parazonium in right hand set on knee, grounded spear in left; EX-S C across fields. RIC I 25. Calicó 429. Lovely old reddish toning suggestive of the Boscoreale Hoard of 1894.

    From a Private Japanese Collection. Ex Heritage Auction 3030 (NYINC, 5 January 2014), lot 23936.


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

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    Grand Hyatt New York
    109 East 42nd Street
    Empire State Ballroom I
    New York, NY 10017

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