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Fine Style Portrait of Antinous

353, Lot: 366. Estimate $200.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Antinoöpolis. 2nd-3rd centuries AD. PB Tessera (21mm, 8.84 g, 1h). Draped bust of Antinous right, wearing hem-hem crown; crescent before / Nilus reclining right, holding cornucipia and reeds, being crowned by Euthenia, standing left and holding grain ears. Milne –; Dattari (Savio) –; Köln –. VF, reverse slightly off center. Exceptionally fine style and strike. Impressive portrait.