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NERO BRONZE SESTERTIUS – RARE CONGIARIUM ISSUE OF AD 63 EX COSGROVE COLLECTION – VF ROMAN IMPERIAL COIN OF THE TWELVE CAESARS (Inv. 9502)

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ROMAN EMPIRE. NERO, AD 54-68
Bronze Sestertius, 29.42 g., 38 mm. Rome, struck ca. AD 63.
Obv. NERO CLAVD CAESAR • AVG GERM P M TR P IMP P P, laureate head of Nero left.
Rev. CONG DAT [II POP R], Nero seated at left, wtih official preparing to give congiarium to citizen in toga who climbs up platform, Minerva and Liberalitas in the background.
RIC 100 corr. (obv. legend); WCN 82; BMCRE –; BN 261-3.
Ex Patrick E. Cosgrove Collection (Empire 14, 1 February 1993), lot 52.
Near VF, a rare type.

 

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