NERO, A.D. 54-68. AV Aureus (7.71 gms), Rome Mint, A.D. 60-61. NGC Ch EF, Strike: 5/5 Surface: 3/5. RIC-23; Calico-428. Obverse: Bare head right; Reverse: Ceres standing left, holding grain ears and torch. Fairly well centered and struck, this lightly handled gold issue presents a more youthful bust of Nero from the middle of his rather fraught reign. Ex: Numismatica Ars Classica 64 (5/2012) Lot # 2507.