BRASS DUPONDIUS OF NERO: SECURITAS. LUGDUNUM, AD 67.

BRASS DUPONDIUS OF NERO: SECURITAS. LUGDUNUM, AD 67.

225.00

Obverse: IMP NERO CAESAR AVG P MAX TR P P P, Laureate head of Nero facing left, with globe at point of bust.

Reverse: SECVRITAS AVGVSTI S C, Securitas in relaxed pose, enthroned right, head resting on right hand, holding sceptre in left, lighted altar and torch at her feet, mark of value II in ex.

RIC: 597 (var.) Sear: 1968 (var.) BMCRE: 347. [Lugdunum, AD 67]

Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 14.1 g.

A well-centred and exquisitely detailed example of this highly desirable coin, boldly struck in orichalcum, displaying a deep brown patina with brassy highlights. A classic early Imperial coin worthy of a serious collection.

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