Ancient Roman AE As of Nero / Victory

Ancient Roman AE As of Nero / Victory

Code: 12130

£520.00 Approx $630.3, €614.66
 

This is an ancient Roman AE As of emperor Nero, struck at Rome in 65 AD 

Obverse:  NERO CAESAR AVG GERM IMP; "Nero, Caesar, emperor (Augustus), victor over the Germans, supreme commander (Imperator)" laureate head of Nero facing right

Reverse:  SPQR/SC "Senate and the People of Rome, by decree of the senate" Victory flying left, holding shield inscribed SPQR, large S C at sides

A very nice coin with a good portrait and a nice dark green patina

CULTURE: ROMAN

DENOMINATION: As

MATERIAL: Bronze

DATE: 54 - 68 AD (this coin minted in 65 AD

SIZE: 27.9mm diameter

WEIGHT: 10.70 grams

ATTRIBUTION: RIC 312, Cohen 288, BMC 241 Sear Roman Coins and their Values (RCV 2000 Edition) Number 1976

PROVENANCE: Private collection. London.