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BITHYNIA, Koinon of Bithynia. Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Cistophorus (27mm, 10.86 g, 7h). Nicomedia mint. Struck AD 128-138. IMP CAES TRA HADRIANO AVG P P, laureate head right / COM BIT, octastyle temple set podium with three steps, ROM S P AVG across frieze, pellet in pediment. Metcalf, Cistophori, Type B1, 1 (O1/R1); RPC III 968.28 (this coin); RSC 240b. Old cabinet tone, light golden iridescence. EF. Excellent portrait.

Ex Roma XVII (28 March 2019), lot 644.