Nero, Gold Aureus

Item Reference: C201001027 Sold Share
Nero (AD 54-68) Gold Aureus, mint of Rome, c. 65-66. Obverse: NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Nero facing right. Reverse: VESTA, domed hexastyle temple of Vesta, within which…
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Description

Nero (AD 54-68)

Gold Aureus, mint of Rome, c. 65-66.

Obverse: NERO CAESAR – AVGVSTVS, laureate head of Nero facing right.
Reverse: VESTA, domed hexastyle temple of Vesta, within which sits a statue of Vesta, holding patera and long sceptre.

(C 334. BMC 101. RIC 61, Calico 448).

Very Fine. Rare. Flan defect and scratch in reverse field.

7.14g.

A pleasing example of this scarce reverse type for Nero, which features as its primary motif, the Temple of Vesta.

Specification

Period 54 - 68 AD
Coin Group

Ancient Rome

Denomination

Aureus

Country

The Twelve Caesars

Coin House

Nero

Metal

Gold

Mint Mark

Rome

References C 334. BMC 101. RIC 61, Calico 448
Weight 7.14 g

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