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

Lot nuber 744

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.17 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: 744.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 14 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (19mm, 7.17 g, 6h). “Travel series” issue. Rome mint. Group 10, circa AD 130-133. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / ADVEN TVI AVG ITALIAE, Hadrian, bareheaded, togate, standing right, raising right hand and holding volumen in left; to right, Italia standing left, sacrificing out of patera in right hand over lighted and garlanded altar in center and holding concucopia in left hand. RIC II.3 1562 (same dies as illustration); RIC II 320 var. (bust type); Strack 316βο (same dies as illustration); Calicó 1176a (same dies as illustration); cf. BMCRE 788-92; Biaggi 573-4 var. (same; same rev. die); Jameson –; Mazzini –. Lightly toned, minor edge marks. Near EF. Rare.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 87 (8 October 2015), lot 247; Sotheby’s (9 October 1995), lot 303.


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.