LYDIA, Tmolus-Aureliopolis. Antinoüs, favorite of Hadrian.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 729. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $625. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Died 130 AD. Æ 26mm (11.11 gm). HRW
C ANTINOOC, bare-headed, draped bust right / TMOLITWN
, Tmolus standing left, holding rough-hewn staff and a basket (a broad rimmed hat?) over his head. Blum pg. 51, 1; BMC Lydia -; SNG Copenhagen -; SNG von Aulock 3240. Fine, brown and tan patina. Rare issue of a rare city. ($1000)Ex M. Burstein Collection (Peus 366, 25 October 2000), lot 747.