Ancient Coins: GREEK and GREEK IMPERIAL BRONZE: Alexandria, Hadrian, 117-138 A.D. Ex: Dattari

Alexandria, Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.  Ex: Dattari
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Alexandria, Hadrian, 117-138 A.D. Ex: Dattari

AE Drachm, 25.56g. 34mm. Dated year 18=133/134 A.D. Laureate and draped bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. Triptolemos wearing elephant headdress driving biga of winged serpents to right; he holds grain for sowing in the fold of his chiton. Köln 1143. RPC 5920.10(this coin). Dattari-Savio, pl. 91, 1849(this coin). Brown patina. The details on the reverse including the grain and the elephant headdress are unusually clear.

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Ex: Dattari collection, 1849.

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Very Fine/good Very Fine $3,750.00

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