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Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.

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Ionia, Ephesos, Hadrian and Sabina, 117-138 A.D.

AE 21, 7.45g. Laureate head of Hadrian to right confronting diademed and draped bust of Sabina to left. Rev. Victory with wreath and palm walking to left. RPC III, 2079(4 examples cited). Brown patina.

Provenance/Pedigrees: 

Ex: Leu, Zurich, Web Auction 4, June 24, 2018, lot 493

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good Very Fine/Very Fine $1,000.00
Alexandria, Hadrian 117-138 A.D.

AE Hemidrachm, 8.63g. 24mm. Dated year 16=131/132 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. Isis seated to right and suckling Harpokrates. Geissen 1046. BMC 762. Dattari 1749. Reddish-brown patina with some green deposits; die break on obverse.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Gorny and Mosch, Munich, Auction 170, October 13, 2008, lot 1834
Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 54, March 24, 2010, lot 1118.

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Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $850.00
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.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Dattari collection, 1849.

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Very Fine/good Very Fine $3,750.00
Alexandria, Hadrian, 117-138 A.D. ex: Curtis

AE Drachm. 22.14g. 34mm. Dated: Year 19= 134/5 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. Zeus enthroned to left holding scepter and thunderbolt; eagle below. Koln_. Dattari 1876. Dark brown patina. Scarce

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Col. James Curtis collection
Ex: Hans Schulman, New York, Auction June 20, 1961, lot 1109.

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Very Fine $850.00
Egypt, Hermopolites Nome, Hadrian, 117-132 A.D.

AE Obol, 5.49g. 19.5mm. Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. Draped and diademed bust of Hermes-Thoth to right wearing hem-hem crown; ibis in field to right. Köln 3399. RPC III, 6286. Scarce and of exceptional quality; reddish-brown patina with green highlights

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Jacquier, Kehl am Rhein, Germany, Auction 38, September 13, 2013, lot 275, Stein Eversen collection.

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about Extremely Fine $2,400.00
Hadrian, 117-138 A.D. REST. GALLIAE

AR Denarius, 3.20g. 18mm. Rome, 130-138 A.D. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P. Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. RESTITVTORI GALLIAE. Hadrian on left wearing toga and extending his hand to the kneeling Gallia. RIC II.3 1573v. BMC 880v. Exceptional quality for this scarce issue and with a particularly clear head of Hadrian on the reverse which is struck in high relief. Normally the emperor holds a small scroll in his left hand, but that is not shown on this die.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: UBS, Zurich, Auction 55, September 16, 2002, lot 1935
Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 87, October 8, 2015, lot 250.

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Extremely Fine $3,500.00
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Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.

AR Denarius, 3.61g.  20mm. Rome, c.120-121  A.D. CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right.  Rev. P M TR P COS III. Victory standing to right holding trophy. RIC 398. BMC 217.  Attractive old collection toning.

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Extremely Fine $1,200.00
Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.

AR Denarius, 3.41g. 18mm. Rome, 119-123 A.D. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG. Laureate head of Hadrian to right. Rev. P M TR P COS III. Emperor standing to left holding baton over globe and rudder. RIC vol. II,3 567. BMC 237 note. Lovely irridescent toning and superb strike

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Mint State $3,500.00
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Trajan Decius, 249-251. Hadrian commemorative

AR Antoninianus, 3.21g. 21mm. DIVO HADRIANO.  Radiate head of Divus Hadrian to right.  Rev. CONSECRATIO.  Eagle with spread wings. RIC 87.   Rare and of unusually good quality for this issue.

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about Extremely Fine/Very Fine $2,250.00

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