ROMAN AND BYZANTINE COINS Nerva, AD 96-98. Sestertius (Orichalcum, 32mm, 27.78g 6), Rome, after 18 September 97. IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P II COS III P P Laureate head of Nerva to right. Rev. LIBERTAS PVBLICA / S - C Libertas standing left, holding pileus in her right hand and scepter in her left. Banti 34. BMC 135. BN 120. Cohen 118. RIC 100. A lovely piece with a fine portrait and a splendid glossy dark green patina of unusually fine quality and attractiveness. Some very minor scratches, otherwise , about extremely fine. From a private European collection, originally purchased from Spink’s in London in 2000.
|Price realized||4'000 CHF|
|Starting price||4'000 CHF|