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CNG 109, Lot: 469. Estimate $200.
Sold for $340. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. BI Tetradrachm (22.5mm, 13.98 g, 12h). Dated RY 21 (AD 157/158). Laureate and draped bust right / Nike advancing left, holding wreath and palm frond; L KA (date) to lower left. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 2273 var. (obv. bust type and legend); K&G 35.741 var. (same); Emmett 1411.21 (R5) = Milne 2349a var. (same). VF, toned. Rare, a one-year reverse type for Pius.

From the New Orleans Collection. Ex Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 50, 23 June 1999), lot 1173.