COPPER AS OF NERO: VICTORY. LUGDUNUM, AD 66-67.

COPPER AS OF NERO: VICTORY. LUGDUNUM, AD 66-67.

325.00

Obverse: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP, Bare-headed bust of Nero facing right.

Reverse: Victory alighting left, wings spread, holding shield inscribed S P Q R.

RIC: 540. Sear: 1976 (var.) BMCRE: 241 (var.) [Lugdunum, AD 66-67].

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 11.0 g.

An absolutely superb copper As of Nero, with a beautiful dark patina and excellent original surfaces. The level of detail is amazing: the S P Q R standing out boldly on the shield; delicate details of the drapery on Victory's dress; and the feathers on her wings are all clearly visible. A near-perfect example. 

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