Nero Sestertius RIC 265

Orichalcum Sestertius 36mm (26.53gr) Struck 65 A.D. Rome mint

Obv: NERO CLAVD CAESAR AVG GER P M TR P PP Nero's laureate head left

Rev: PACE P R TERRA MARIQ PARTA IANVM CLVSIT Temple of Janus towards right, doors closed; S - C to right and left.

RIC I, 265, Cf SR 1959, VM 20.     Mark Lehman Collection

This coin was runner-up for my "one coin" selection - not that it's rare, or in the greatest condition, but there's something about the combination of the architectural type with the symbolism of "The World at Peace" that really speaks to me.