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Lot 4134

Nero, AD 54-68. Gold Aureus (7.3g) minted at Rome, AD 65-66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P P. Laureate and bearded head right of Nero. Reverse: [IVP] PITER CVSTOS. Half-draped Jupiter seated left, holding thunderbolt in right hand, scepter in left. Calicó 414; RIC 47; cf. Sear 1930 (obverse legend). Some fine hairlines on the reverse from old cleaning noted. Underlying luster with rose colored toning. Outstanding portrait. About Extremely Fine.
Estimated Value $5,000 - 7,000.
The Hunter Collection; from the Boscoreale hoard of 1895.

Realized $8,338

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