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Sale: CNG 70, Lot: 1006. Estimate $750. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 21 September 2005. 
Sold For $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HADRIAN. 117-138 AD. AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm (11.22 g, 6h). Hierapolis mint. Struck after 128 AD. Bare-headed and draped bust right / Apollo Citharoedus standing right, holding plectrum and lyre. RIC II 482; cf. Metcalf, Cistophori, type 53, 239 (O5/R-; unlisted rev. die); BMCRE 1054; RSC 285. VF, a few scratches. Overstruck on an uncertain cistophorus. ($750)

Struck from the same obverse die as the following lot.