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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 238. Estimate CHF475. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

Egypt, Alexandria . Hadrian, 117-138. Tetradrachm (Billon, 22mm, 14.19 g 12), year 20 = 135/6. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙΣ ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CΕΒ Laureate head of Hadrian to left. Rev. L Κ Nilus seated left holding reed and cornucopiae; below to right, crocodile. Emmett 878. Köln 1197. Milne 1508. A splendid example, fully silvered and in high relief, struck from fresh die and with an excellent portrait of the emperor. Good extremely fine.

From the Hadrian Collection, Switzerland, originally acquired from Bank Leu.