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Ancient Coins

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Description

Egypt. Alexandria. Nero AD 54-68. Dated RY 13=AD 66/7
Billon-Tetradrachm

23mm., 13,26g.

NΕΡΩ KΛΑV ΚΑΙΣ [ΣΕΒ ΓΕΡ ΑV], radiate bust of Nero left, wearing aegis, [L] IΓ (date) below chin / ΣΕΒΑΣΤ[ΟΦΟΡΟΣ], imperial galley sailing right, dolphins swimming below.

nearly very fine, with light golden toning

Dattari (Savio) 264; RPC I 5296.

ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΦΟΡΟΣ (ΣΕΒΑΣΤΟΣ + ΦΕΡΩ = August + bring) (Sebastophoros), was the imperial galley, which brought Nero to Alexandria.

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