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

Lot nuber 741

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.44 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: 741.
 Estimated: $ 1 500

Roman Imperial, Silver

Sold For $ 2 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Denarius (17mm, 3.44 g, 6h). “Travel series” issue. Rome mint. Group 10, circa AD 130-133. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bareheaded bust left, slight drapery / AFRICA, Africa, draped, wearing elephant-skin headdress, reclining left, leaning on a rock, holding scorpion in right hand and cornucopia in left; to left, basket of grain ears. RIC II.3 1497 (same dies as first illustration); RIC II 299 var. (bust type); Strack 297; RSC 137a; BMCRE 821 note. Lightly toned, shallow scratch on reverse. EF. Rare head left.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex estate of Dr. Robert B. Beckett, Jr. (Classical Numismatic Group 105, 10 May 2017), lot 883 (hammer $2400); Triton VI (13 January 2003), lot 889.


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.