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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 756. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Drachm (27.86 g, 12h). Dated RY 12 (AD 148/9). Laureate and draped bust right / Isis seated right, suckling Re Harpokrates; to right, modius(?) containing two grain ears set on low column; all within distyle temple, with columns of papyrus plant, uraeus in pediment; date around. Köln 1614 var. (palm to right); Dattari (Savio) 8892 (same dies); Milne 2019; cf. Emmett 1586. VF, green and brown patina, minor adjustment marks.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex West Coast Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coinage (Classical Numismatic Group 41, 19 March 1997), lot 1180.