Lot 197 Nero (54-68). Sestertius, Lugdunum mint. Struck c. 65 AD. Obv. NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER PM TR P IMP PP. Laureate head right, globe at point of bust (early form). Rev. ANNONA AVGVSTI CERES/SC in exergue. Annona standing right, hand on hip and holding cornucopiae, and ceres, seated left with foot on low stool, holding grain ears over modi us on garlanded altar, and cornucopia, vis-à-vis; bow and branch on ground before; ship's poop in background. RIC 390; C. 14. AE. g. 25.07 mm. 35.00 Lightly smoothed, otherwise EF/aboutEF. Very sharp and with an outstanding portrait. Olive green patina.

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