LACONIA, Lacedaemon (Sparta). Hadrian.
|394, Lot: 368. Estimate $100.
Sold for $140. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 117-138. Æ 2 Assaria (25mm, 10.06 g, 12h). Struck circa AD 123-129. Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / The Dioscouri on horseback right, eaching holding a spear. BCD Peloponnesos 937; Grunauer Group XXXVII; BMC 73; SNG Copenhagen 610. Fine, dark brown patina with some light earthen highlights/deposits.
From the J. Cohen Collection, purchased from Jencek Historical Enterprise; Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale).