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Nero Billon tetradrachm,
NEΡΩ KΛAΥ KAIΣ ΣEB ΓEΡ AΥ
radiate bust left with aegis LIΔ year

ΠOΣEIΔΩN IΣΘMIOΣ
bust of Poseidon right, wearing taenia, trident behind shoulder

14.21g
Alexandria mint, 29 Aug 67 - 9 Jun 68 A.D

Dattari 244; Milne 298; Curtis 152, Sear 2014

Ex-Zurgieh

This type is from a series of tetradrachms depicting and naming a variety of Greek deities; issued to commemorate Nero's sojourn in Greece in 67 - 68 A.D.
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Mat  [Mar 04, 2011 at 10:32 PM]
Beautiful piece Jay
Randygeki(h2)  [Mar 05, 2011 at 04:31 AM]
Great tet.!
David Atherton  [Mar 05, 2011 at 12:39 PM]
I love the tets from Alexandria and this certainly is a wonderful specimen. Congrats!
Dino  [May 19, 2011 at 11:09 PM]
Very nice specimen.
Legatus  [Sep 05, 2011 at 12:50 AM]
Great coin!! I want one