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

Date of Auction: 15th February 2017

Sold for £800

Estimate: £300 - £400

Roman Imperial Coinage, Nero, Sestertius, Rome, 66, laureate bust right, imp nero clavdivs caesar avg ger p m tr p p p, rev. Roma seated left on cuirass, holding Victory and spear, shields on ground, s c in field, roma in exergue, 25.24g (RIC 335; WCN 155; C 274 var.; cf. Sear 1961). Very fine, dark patina, rare £300-400


Provenance: C.C. Browne Collection, Sotheby Auction, 25-8 March 1935, lot 190