Leu Numismatik AG
Auction 13  27 May 2023
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Lot 309

Estimate: 1500 CHF
Price realized: 4800 CHF
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Nero, 54-68. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 35 mm, 25.22 g, 7 h), Lugdunum, circa 66. IMP NERO CAESAR AVG PONT MAX TR POT P P Laureate head of Nero to left, small globe at the point of bust. Rev. S - C Triumphal arch, showing the front, with a wreath hung across it, surmounted by the emperor in facing quadriga accompanied by Pax and Victory, flanked by two soldiers; statue of Mars in side niche; the faces and plinths of the arch are ornamented with elaborate reliefs showing battle scenes. BMC 333. CBN 140. Cohen 309. RIC 500. A lovely coin with a beautifully detailed reverse. Minor smoothing and with a small area of weakness on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.
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