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CNG Feature Auction 115

Lot nuber 489

EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Drachm (33mm, 23.25 g, 12h). Dated RY 2 (AD 138/139).

CNG Feature Auction 115
Lot: 489.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Roman Provincial, Bronze

Sold For $ 1 600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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EGYPT, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. AD 138-161. Æ Drachm (33mm, 23.25 g, 12h). Dated RY 2 (AD 138/139). Bareheaded bust right, slight drapery / Harpokrates standing facing, his head left and wearing skhent, leaning on column with his right elbow and pointing his finger to his mouth, holding cornucopia with his left hand; L B (date) across field. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 8456 (this coin); K&G –; RPC IV.4 Online 15939/3 (this coin cited and illustrated); Emmett 1526.2 (R5 = Dattari 8456; misdescribed by Emmett, no altar). Attractive dark brown patina. Good VF. Extremely rare, the authors of RPC cite five specimens, including this coin.

From the Stein A. Evensen Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 81 (20 May 2009), lot 872 (hammer $3250); Bayerische Vereinsbank FPL (April 1976), no. 150; Giovanni Dattari Collection, no. 8456.

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 115 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 16-17 September 2020. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 16 September 2020 at 2 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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