Restored Issue Under Hadrian
|Triton XX, Lot: 642. Estimate $3000.
Sold for $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
27 BC-AD 14. AR Cistophorus (30mm, 10.81 g, 6h). Restitution issue. Unidentified Mint C in Asia Minor. Struck under Hadrian, after AD 128. IMP CAESAR AVGVSTVS, bare head right of Augustus / HADRIANVS AVG · P P · REN ·, Hadrian, bareheaded and togate, standing left, holding grain ears in right hand. RIC II 532; Metcalf, Cistophori
, Type 92, 353; RSC 1 (Hadrian and Augustus); RPC III 1441. EF, toned, small die break across point of bust, obverse struck with worn die. Rare. Choice for issue.
Ex Giessener Münzhandlung 76 (22 April 1996), lot 315.