Nero Æ Contorniate. Uncertain mint, late 4th century AD. NERO CL CAESAR AVG GERM IMP, laureate head to right; engraved palm leaf before / Cybele and Attis in quadriga of lions to right. Elkins, Nathan T. ‘Medallions, Protocontorniates, and Contorniates in the Museum of Art and Archaeology’. Muse 46 (2012): p. 34; Alföldi, Kontorniat-Medaillons, vol. 6, 1, p. 50, no. 168. 21.81g, 36mm, 6h.
Near Very Fine; very lighly tooled. Extremely Rare; no other examples on CoinArchives.
Similar example – Antike Sonderprägungen aus der Münzsammlung des Instituts für Klassische Archäologie der Universität Tübingen.
From the Vitangelo Collection.
Romanumismatics Lot 924 E sale 86 2021