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Lot 4324    SESSION 16 (9.30AM FRIDAY 2ND AUGUST)    Ancient Gold Coins

Estimate $15,000
Current Bid $9,000
Bidding Closes 02 Aug 07:30

NERO, (A.D. 54-68), gold aureus, issued c.65-66, Rome mint, (7.35 g), obv. laureate head to right of Nero, around NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, rev. Jupiter seated left on throne, holding thunderbolt and sceptre, IVPPITER CVSTOS around, (S.1930, RIC 52, BMC 67, C.118); silver denarius, issued c.64-65, Rome mint, (3.04 g), obv. laureate head to right of Nero, around NERO CAESAR AVGVSTVS, rev. Jupiter seated left on throne, holding Victory, thunderbolt and long sceptre, IVPPITER CVSTOS around, (S.1943, RIC 53, BMC 74). First coin extremely fine with traces of mint bloom and rare in this condition. Second coin a superb condition example, dull grey patina, good extremely fine and extremely rare in this condition. (2)

Sold as a pair and very rare in this condition.

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