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ROMAN EMPIRE, Nero, Rome mint, struck 64 AD, AE Sestertius
NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P laureate-headed bust right with aegis on left shoulder
AVGVSTI, POR OST, SC birdís eye view of a the new Ostia harbor; at top pharos surmounted by a statue (light house); at bottom, reclining figure of Neptune left, holding rudder and dolphin
RIC 181, Cohen 33 (20 Fr.)

ex. Arthur Bally-Herzog collection

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Keywords:Nero - sestertius - harbor - Ostia
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Date added:Oct 30, 2011
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*Alex  [Oct 30, 2011 at 11:18 AM]
Superb example of this much sought after type.
David Atherton  [Oct 30, 2011 at 12:33 PM]
This is indeed a superb coin. Very beautiful.
renegade3220  [Oct 30, 2011 at 01:02 PM]
wow! I am better for having seen this coin.
kc  [Oct 30, 2011 at 01:14 PM]
Congratulations to this excellent coin!
cicerokid  [Oct 30, 2011 at 04:20 PM]
A Beautiful coin full of interest
ancientdave  [Oct 30, 2011 at 08:29 PM]
Wow! A simply incredible example of an important coin.
mdelvalle  [Oct 30, 2011 at 08:50 PM]
Wow, Beautiful, I congratulate you.
Dino  [Oct 31, 2011 at 04:12 PM]
Now there's a coin that belongs in BoT.
Marsman  [Oct 31, 2011 at 08:42 PM]
As said. Superb!
Randygeki(h2)  [Oct 31, 2011 at 11:45 PM]
wow!
Mark Z  [Nov 01, 2011 at 03:52 PM]
Bravo! 5/5!
Steve E  [Nov 01, 2011 at 04:23 PM]
It's got it all, excellent patina, sharp details, extra fine style, great centering, etc. Future Steve E. collection
Potator II  [Nov 06, 2011 at 08:05 PM]
Great coin, but that Neptune is suberb
hill132  [Nov 11, 2011 at 03:44 AM]
fantastic coin !
paul1888  [Jul 08, 2013 at 07:08 AM]
An outstanding coin. I would love to have this one in my collection!