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

Lot nuber 732

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.11 g, 12h). “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: 732.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 12 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.11 g, 12h). “Travel series” issue. Rome mint. Group 10, circa AD 130-133. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bareheaded and draped bust left / AFRICA, Africa, draped, wearing elephant-skin headdress, reclining left, placing right hand on neck of lion standing left, and resting left arm on basket of fruits; to right of basket, two stalks of grain. RIC II.3 1490 (same dies as illustration); RIC II 298; Strack 2961ο; Calicó 1194 (same obv. die as illustration); BMCRE 810 (same dies); Biaggi 578 (same obv. die); Jameson –; Mazzini –. Toned, some scratches and contact marks, scrape on reverse. Near EF.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Lanz 145 (with Bernardi, 5 January 2009), lot 145, acquired from Peus in 1951.


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.