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CNG 91, Lot: 731. Estimate $200.
Sold for $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ Drachm (35mm, 26.36 g, 12h). Dated RY 12 (AD 127/8). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nilus reclining left on hippopotamus, holding reed and cornucopia from which emerges a Genius; Iς above, L ΔωΔЄK (date) in exergue. Köln 992-3; Dattari (Savio) 1805; K&G 32.462. VF, brown surfaces.

From the Greenpoint Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXXI (9 September 1994), lot 1385 (part of); Empire Coins 1 (30 May 1984), lot 47.