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Hadrian, 117-138 A.D.

(7 coins)

54312 Order
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. See more detailed image
good Very Fine/Very Fine $1,000.00

55678 Order
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.

Ex: Gorny and Mosch, Munich, Auction 170, 2008, lot 1834
Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 54, 2010, lot 1118. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $850.00


55466 Order
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.

Ex: Dattari collection, 1849. See more detailed image
Very Fine/good Very Fine $3,750.00


53408 Order
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

Ex: Col. James Curtis collection
Ex: Hans Schulman, New York, Auction June 20, 1961, lot 1109. See more detailed image
Very Fine $850.00


55666 Order
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.

Ex: UBS, Zurich, Auction 55, September 16, 2002, lot 1935
Ex: NAC, Zurich, Auction 87, October 8, 2015, lot 250. See more detailed image
Extremely Fine $3,500.00


55304 Order
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 See more detailed image
Mint State $3,500.00

54618 Order
Hadrian, 1177-138 A.D.
AE Sestertius, 25.58g. 33mm. Rome, 118 A.D. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HADRIANVS AVG. Laureate bust of Hadrian to right with drapery on far shoulder. Rv. PONT MAX TR POT COS II S C.; FORT RED in exergue. Fortuna Redux seated to left holding rudder and cornucopia. RIC 551a. BMC 1130. Fine early portrait style and attractive light green patina. See more detailed image
about Extremely Fine $3,750.00

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