LACONIA, Lacedaemon (Sparta). Hadrian.
|394, Lot: 369. Estimate $100.
Sold for $95. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
AD 117-138. Æ 2 Assaria (27mm, 10.13 g, 3h). 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, brown surfaces, minor roughness, irregular flan.
From the J. Cohen Collection. Ex BCD Collection (not in LHS sale), with his tickets.