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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 845

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 6.34 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 117.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 845.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 4 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 6.34 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 117. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN H ADRIANVS AVG •, laureate bust right, showing bare chest, slight drapery, wearing balteus / • P M TR P COS DES II •, ORIENS in exergue, radiate and draped bust of Sol right, hair banked in curls from forehead down to neck. RIC II.3 87 (same obv. die as 2nd illustration/same rev. die as 1st illustration); Strack 29; Calicó 1297 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE p. 242, note *; Biaggi 626 (same dies). Light reddish tone, edge irregularity. Good VF. Rare.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 84 (20 May 2015), lot 1859 (hammer 8000 CHF).

The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 114 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 13-14 May 2020. This lot is in Session 3, which begins 14 May 2020 at 9 AM ET.

UPDATE: As the CNG staff and many of our clients remain under social distancing and other restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CNG 114 will be held as an internet only auction. The sale will take place as scheduled on 13-14 May 2020.

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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