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CNG 91, Lot: 773. Estimate $200.
Sold for $220. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Drachm (36mm, 23.95 g, 12h). Dated RY 15 (AD 151/2). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Isis-Tyche, crowned with lotus, standing right, holding rudder and small figure; [L IЄ (date) across field)]. Köln -; Dattari (Savio) 2895 and 8768 var. (bust type); cf. K&G 2393 (tetradrachm). Near VF, dark brown surfaces, some green, edge split, areas of porosity. Extremely rare.

From the Greenpoint Collection, acquired from Frank Kovacs.