Nero, A.D. 54-68. AE Sestertius. Port of Ostia. Very Rare. NGC VF 5/5.

Nero, A.D. 54-68. AE Sestertius. Port of Ostia. Very Rare. NGC VF 5/5.

Nero, A.D. 54-68. AE Sestertius 23.33 gm. Rome Mint, ca. A.D. 64. NGC VF, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5. Fine Style. Obv: NERO CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P IMP P P, laureate bust right, wearing aegis; Rev: S – C / AVG-VSTI above, PORT OST below, Port of Ostia: seven ships within the harbor; at the top is a pharos surmounted by a statue of Neptune; below is a reclining figure of Tiber, holding a rudder and dolphin; to left, crescent-shaped pier with portico, terminating with figure sacrificing at altar and with building; to right, crescent-shaped row of breakwaters or slips, terminating with a figure seated on rock. RIC-181 (var. PORT instead of POR), BMC 134. WCN 105. Rare. Ex R. Meyers FPL March 1981. Will remove from slab at no charge upon request.

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