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Alexandria, Egypt

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Pamphylia, Side, Valerian I, 253-260 A.D.

AE 31, 14.34g. Alliance with Alexandria. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Valerian to right.  Rev. Athena of Side standing to right and holding a spear facing Isis of Alexandria who holds a situla; they clasp sistrum between them.  SNG France 876= Inv. Waddington 3481. Peter Weiss, "Auxe Perge", in Chiron 21, 1991, no. 372   Very rare alliance issue and with a green patina.

Provenance/Pedigree:

Ex: Peter Weiss, Kiel, Germany ( collected, 1967-2015)

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about Extremely Fine/good Very Fine $1,500.00
Alexandria, Nero and Poppaea, 54-68 A.D.

Billon Tetradrachm, 13.69g. 25mm. Dated year 10= 63/64 A.D. Radiate head of Nero to right. Rev. Draped bust of Poppaea to right. Köln 157-9. RPC I, 5275. Toned brown patina.

Provenance/Pedigrees

Ex: Spink, London, Auction 135, October 6, 1999, lot 139.

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good Very Fine $650.00
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Alexandria, Trajan, 98-117 A.D. ex: Dattari

AE Drachm, 23.98g. 34mm.   Dated year 12= 108/9 A.D. Laureate head of Trajan to right.  Rev. Trophy of arms and armor with two captives below; one seated and one standing.   Dattari/Savio 7242(this coin). Geissen_. RPC 4338.4.5(this coin)  Brown patina. 

Provenance/Pedigree:
Ex: Dattari collection, Dattari/Savio 7242
Ex: Kunst und Münzen, Lugano, Auction XXII, 1981, lot 288.

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Very Fine $1,200.00
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
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Alexandria, Sabina, wife of Hadrian

Billon Tetradrachm, 12.96g. 24mm.  Dated year 15= 130/131 A.D.  Diademed and draped bust of Sabina to right.  Rev. Sabina seated to the left holding grain ears and scepter.  Dattari 2061. Geissen 1039. RPC 5773.

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good Very Fine $1,000.00
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Alexandria, Marcus Aurelius, ex: Niggeler

AE Drachm, 23.13g. 34.5mm.  Dated year 14= 150/151 A.D. and struck as Caesar under Antoninus Pius.   Bare head, draped, and cuirassed bust of Aurelius to right.  Rev. Zeus seated to left holding scepter; eagle below.  Dattari 3212. Geissen_.  Brown patina.  Scarce.

Provenance/Pedigree:

Ex: Walter Niggeler collection, Bank Leu and Münzen und Medaillen, Auction,  Basel, October 21, 1966, lot 29.

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good Very Fine $1,500.00
Alexandria, Commodus, 177-192 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm, 11.28g. 25mm. Dated year 30 = 189/90 A.D. Laureate head of Commodus to right. Rev. Head of Selene to left; crescent moon in front. Köln 2252. Dattari 3889. Brown patina. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $525.00
Alexandria, Severus Alexander, 222-235 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm, 12.48g. 23mm. Dated: Year 11= 231/232 A.D. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Severus to right. Rev. Alexandria standing to left wearing short chiton and peplos and elephant headdress; she holds three corn ears in her right hand and a military standard in her left hand; branch in field to left. Köln 2465. BMC 1687. Dattari 4263. Attractive dark gray collection toning. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $525.00
Egypt, Alexandria, Diocletian, 284-305 A.D.
Billon Tetradrachm, 8.21g. 20mm. Dated year 8=291/292 A.D. Laureate head of Diocletian to right. Rev. Harpocrates of Pelusium standing to left holding pomegranate and hand of nude pygmy(?). Dattari/ Savio pl. 283, 5696(only one example). Emmet 4062.8(R3). Geissen_. Scarce and with an attractive brown patina. See more detailed image
good Very Fine $550.00
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Alexandria, Domitius Domitianus, ex: Dattari
AE Oktodrachm, 9.32g. 22mm.  Year 2= 297298 A.D.   Radate, draped, and cuirassed bust of Domitius to right.  Rev. Serapis standing to right with scepter; palm branch behind.  Dattari/Savio 10865(this coin). Geissen_.  The arrangement of the date letters is a scarce variety.   Dark brown patina with bits of encrustation and exceptional for this rare issue.
 
Provenance/Pedigrees:
 
Ex: Bankhaus Aufhauser, Munich, Auction 11, March 21, 1995, lot 421 
Ex: Heliios, Munich,  Auction 5, June 25,  2010, lot 1174.
Ex: Dattari Collection, Dattari/Savio, 10865
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Extremely Fine $15,000.00

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