Nero, as Caesar


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Lugdunum, 51 AD. AR denarius, 3.71 gr., 19.1 mm.

Obv: NERO CLAUD CAES DRUSUS GERM PRINC IUVENT; bare-headed and draped bust of young Nero to the left.

Rev: [SACER]D COOPT IN OMN CONL SUPRA NUM E[X S C]; simpulum above tripod and lituus above patera.

Ref: RIC 77; BMC 87. From the Salton collection, with collectors’ envelope and ticket.

Beautiful old collection tone. Reverse struck slightly off centre. Choice very fine.