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CNG 91, Lot: 793. Estimate $300.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Lucius Verus. AD 161-169. Æ Drachm (32mm, 22.45 g, 12h). Dated RY 7 (AD 166/7). Laureate bust right, slight drapery / Eagle standing right, head left, wings open on draped altar; flanked by two vexilla; L Z (date) across field. Köln 2176 var. (bust type); Dattari (Savio) 3810 var. (date placement); K&G 39.171 (this coin, illustrated). Good Fine, brown surfaces, areas of green, some roughness. Very rare.

From the Greenpoint Collection, acquired from Frank Kovacs.