A Distinguished Collection of Roman Bronze Coins, the Property of a Gentleman

Date of Auction: 15th February 2017

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,500

Roman Imperial Coinage, Nero, Sestertius, Rome, January 65, laureate bust right, imp nero clavd caesar avg ger p m tr p p p, rev. pace p r terra mariq parta ianvm clvsit, façade of temple of Janus, latticed windows to left, closed doors, hung with garland, to right, s c in field, 26.03g (RIC 323; BMC 162; C 161). About extremely fine, dark patina £1,000-1,500

Footnote

Provenance: A. Cuzzi Collection, Michele Baronowsky Auction 4 (Milan), 9-10 December 1929, lot 465; E.A. Sydenham Collection, Glendining Auction, 10 December 1941, lot 34