SYRIA, Decapolis. Petra. Hadrian.
|CNG 90, Lot: 1130. Estimate $200.
Sold for $120. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 117-138. Æ (25mm, 12.23 g, 6h). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from front; gorgoneion on breastplate / Tyche of Petra seated left on rock outcropping, extending hand and holding trophy. Meshorer, City Coinage
, 280; Spijkerman 2; SNG ANS 1360-3 var. (bust type). Good VF, black-green patina with orange earthen encrustation.
From the Patrick H.C. Tan Collection.