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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 178

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Cistophorus (26.5mm, 10.17 g, 6h). Bithynia mint. Struck circa AD 128-132.

Triton XXIV
Lot: 178.
 Estimated: $ 1 000

Merani Collection – Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Silver

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

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Cistophorus (26.5mm, 10.17 g, 6h). Bithynia mint. Struck circa AD 128-132. IMP CAES TRA HADRIANO AVG P P, laureate head right / COM BIT across field, ROM S P AVG in entablature, tetrastyle temple on podium of three steps; within, male figure in military dress, standing right, holding vertical spear in right hand and Victory in extended left hand; globe in pediment; ornament on fastigium. RIC II 459b; Metcalf, Cistophori B6, 24c (O17/R23 – this coin, illustrated); RPC III 973; RSC 242; BMCRE 1097. Toned, minor deposits, graffiti on reverse. Good VF.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Edward J. Waddell Inventory C43115 (29 July 2000); Leo Benz Collection (Lanz 94, 22 November 1999), lot 478; Münzen und Medaillen AG 43 (12 November 1970), lot 347.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM 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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