Ancient Coins and Numismatic Books (22 June 2011)

Date of Auction: 22nd June 2011

Sold for £2,500

Estimate: £1,500 - £2,000

Roman Imperial coins, Nero (54-68), Aureus, Rome, 66-7, laureate bust right, rev. Jupiter seated left on throne, holding thunderbolt in right hand and sceptre in left, 7.30g/3h (RIC 63; Sear 1930 var). A little off-centre and a few minor marks on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine £1,500-2,000