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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 757. 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 (22.46 g, 11h). Dated RY 15 (AD 151/2). Laureate and draped bust left / Statue of Agathodaimon standing facing within tetrastyle façade; akroterion decorated with aphlasta flanking central figure of Mt. Argaeus. Köln 1673 (same obv. die); cf. Dattari 2999 bis; cf. Milne 2164; Emmett 1449. Good VF, dark green patina, light roughness.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex West Coast Collection of Ancient Egyptian Coinage (Classical Numismatic Group 41, 19 March 1997), lot 1183; Classical Numismatic Auctions X (21 March 1990), lot 393.