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3640545
364, Lot: 545. Estimate $75.
Sold for $80. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ Drachm (32mm, 20.23 g, 12h). Dated RY 18 (AD 133/4). Laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Dioskouroi standing facing, heads vis-à-vis, each holding parazonium (with their inside arms) and spear; L IH (date) across field. Köln 1112; cf. Dattari (Savio) 7613 (date not clear in Savio plates, possibly RY 17); K&G 32.582; Emmett 950.18. Near Fine, brown patina with patches of red, pit on Hadrian’s nose. Rare variety without the crescent moon between the heads of the Dioskouroi.


From a Hungarian Collection formed primarily in the 1930s.