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Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1696. Estimate $500. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

THRACE, Hadrianopolis. Gordian III. 238-244 AD. Æ 26mm (9.24 gm). AVT K M ANT GOPÐIANOC AVG, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right / Herakles and the Cretan bull: AÐP-IAN-O-C PO-LEIT-WN, Herakles standing right, nude, with both hands grasping the head of the Cretan bull, running right, and jerking it back. SNG Copenhagen -; BMC Thrace pg. 120, 34; Mionnet suppl. II, pg. 330, 786; cf. Voegtli 4l. VF, brown and green patina. ($500)

From the David Simpson Collection. Ex Freeman & Sear List 3 (Summer 1995), no. C100.