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91000756
CNG 91, Lot: 756. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Drachm (33mm, 26.61 g, 12h). Dated RY 2 (AD 138/9). Bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nilus seated left on hippopotamus walking left, holding two stalks of grain and cornucopia; ЄT O [YC B] (date) around. Köln 1307 var. (date placement); Dattari (Savio) 2774; K&G 35.18. Good VF, brown patina, some green and red, a few edge splits and deposits. Portrait of artistic quality.


From the Greenpoint Collection.