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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 730

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (19.5mm, 7.20 g, 6h). “Travel series” issue. Rome mint. Group 10, circa AD 130-133.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 730.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 9 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (19.5mm, 7.20 g, 6h). “Travel series” issue. Rome mint. Group 10, circa AD 130-133. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bareheaded and draped bust right / AEGYPTOS, Aegyptos, draped, lotus on head, reclining left, holding up sistrum in right hand and resting left arm on basket; to left, ibis standing right on column. RIC II.3 1477 (same dies as first illustration); RIC II 296 (same rev. die as illustration); Strack 295ζο; Calicó 1190 (this coin illustrated); BMCRE 793 (same dies); Biaggi 575 (this coin); Jameson –; Mazzini 105 v. (this coin). VF. Very rare.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Leo Biaggi de Blasys Collection (Numismatica Ars Classica 49, 21 October 2008), lot 220; Giuseppe Mazzini Collection.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.