rough with charm/ sestertius

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  1. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

    _DSC4481.JPG _DSC4479.JPG Coin is rough with a good portret
    gives it charme

    nerva sestertius/ i am liking that good style portret/ other site is rough/ for me has it charm
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  3. Ken Dorney

    Ken Dorney Yea, I'm Cool That Way...

    Very nice portrait.
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  4. jamesicus

    jamesicus Supporter! Supporter

    I agree, that is a really nice portrait.
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  5. furryfrog02

    furryfrog02 Well-Known Member

    That is a really great looking Nerva. I like the color too. Thanks for sharing!
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  6. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    It may be rough, but it's roughly handsome. Nice score.
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  7. Marsman

    Marsman Well-Known Member

    Stunning portrait, what a beauty, congrats.
    I’m still looking for a Nerva sestertius that nice !
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  8. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

    Thanks all my come back coin:happy:/ iam live in a world with drepessions:(
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  9. jamesicus

    jamesicus Supporter! Supporter

    Here is one of my favorites that I bought from one of my favorite dealers: Ken Dorney:

    NERO, SESTERTIUS, RIC Vol. I, Rome, No. 356, 66-67AD,
    Obverse depiction: Nero, laureate head facing right
    Reverse depiction: Personification of Roma seated left on cuirass
    resting elbow on shield and holding spear, helmet behind
    Inscription: ROMA (in exergue) S C (left and right)
  10. ro1974

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  11. Pishpash

    Pishpash Mater dracones - spero Supporter

    Lovely coin Ro, I would be very happy to have it :happy:
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  12. Jwt708

    Jwt708 Well-Known Member

    Very nice addition Ro!
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  13. Multatuli

    Multatuli Homo numismaticus Supporter

    Erg mooie, Ro!
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  14. jamesicus

    jamesicus Supporter! Supporter

    RIC Vol. I, CLAUDIUS, SESTERTIUS, Rome, No. 109, 42-43AD (38mm, 28.0gm)

    Obverse depiction: Nero Claudius Drusus, bare head facing left
    Reverse depiction: Claudius seated left on curule chair holding olive branch,
    weapons and armor beneath
    Inscription: TI CLAVDIVS CAESAR AVG PM TRP IMP PP - S C (exergue)
    Nero Claudius Drusus was the father of Claudius
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  15. Cucumbor

    Cucumbor Dombes collector Supporter

    Fabulous portrait style

    Here's the closest I have to show, a dupondius of the same :

    Nerva, Dupondius - Rome mint, AD 97
    IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TRP COS III PP, radiate head of Nerva right
    LIBERTAS PUBLICA, Liberty standing left, SC in field
    13,87 gr
    Ref : Cohen #116, RCV #3059

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  16. Bing

    Bing Illegitimi non carborundum Supporter

    Nerva 3.jpg
    AE Dupondius
    OBVERSE: IMP NERVA CAES AVG P M TR P COS III P P, radiate head right
    REVERSE: LIBERTAS PVBLICA S-C, Liberty standing left, holding pileus and sceptre
    Struck at Rome, 97 AD
    13.2g, 27mm
    RIC 87
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  17. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & odd Moderator

    I agree, that one has plenty of charm and a really great portrait. I like the brassy undertones.
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  18. ro1974

    ro1974 Well-Known Member

    thanks all for the nice kind expertise and for the coin pictures:)
  19. chrsmat71

    chrsmat71 I LIKE TURTLES!

    Nice portrait indeed, interesting surface for a AE coin as well.
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