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Hadrianic Naval Types from the Shipp Collection

313, Lot: 243. Estimate $100.
Sold for $100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Denarius (18mm, 2.72 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck circa AD 119-125. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN H ADRIANVS AVG, laureate head right / P M TR P CO S III, galley right, no oarsmen: at the bow a mast raking forward with flag and sails attached, under full sail, at the stern is a stern-post and an arched cabin under a curved aplustre. RIC II 112; RSC 1173 var. (bust type). Near VF, toned, porous, hairline flan crack.

From the Simon Shipp Collection.