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Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 737. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004. 
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antinoüs, favorite of Hadrian. Æ Hemidrachm (12.78 gm). Dated year 21 of Hadrian (136/7 AD). ANTINOOV HPWOC, draped bust left, wearing uraeus crown / Antinoüs, as Hermes-Thoth, on horseback right, draped in chlamys and holding a caduceus; L KA (date) in fields. Blum pg. 56, 24; Köln 1278 var. (position of date); Dattari -; Emmett 1347. Fine, dark brown patina. ($1000)

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 55 (13 September 2000), lot 984 (mis-described); Kerry Keith Wetterstrom Collection, Part II (Classical Numismatic Auctions XIII, 4 December 1990), lot 80; Harvey J. Hoffer Collection (Harmer Rooke Galleries, 12 December 1986), lot 952.