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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 710. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

MYSIA, Cyzicus. Hadrian. AD 117-138. Æ 31mm (22.27 g, 7h). Laureate head right / Circular temple surmounted by three figures holding torches; serpent-entwined torches on either side. SNG France 638; SNG Copenhagen -. Fine, green patina with brown highlights, light roughness, old collection numbers penned on either side. Rare.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Tony Hardy Collection (Classical Numismatic Group Electronic Auction 116, 15 June 2005), lot 152; Finarte (26 November 1996), lot 899.