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Lot 3156    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Roman Silver & Bronze - Roman Imperial

Estimate $200
SOLD $180

NERO, (A.D. 54-68), AE as, issued c.65, Rome mint, (12.20 g), obv. laureate head to right of Nero, around NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP, rev. view of temple of Janus with latticed window to left and door on right, around PACE P.R. VBIQ. PARTA IANVM CLVSIT, S C across field, (cf.S.1964, RIC 306, WCN 288, BMC 227). Nearly very fine with pitted obverse surface, dark green patination, rare.

An important commemorative issue celebrating the achievements of the great general Cn. Domitius Corbulo, and the resulting settlement with Parthia over the vexed Armenian question. This occasioned the formal closing of the doors of the temple of Janus in Rome, signifying peace throughout the empire (A.D. 65). The following year Tiridates of Armenia visited Rome and received his royal diadem from the hands of Nero himself.

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