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ID:     721168
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     LYDIA
City:     Sardes
Issuer:     Nero
Date Ruled:     AD 54-68
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 17
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD circa 60
Diameter:     17 mm
Weight:     3.77 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     NEPΩN KAIΣAP
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Nero right
Reverse Legend:     EΠI MINΔIOY ΣAPΔΙΑΝΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Laureate head of beardless Herakles right, wearing lion’s skin tied at neck; MINIDIOU in legend
Primary Reference:     RPC I 3002
Reference2:     SNG Cop 522
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=84936
Grade:     VF, green and brown patina.
Notes:     Sale: CNG 72, Lot: 1168