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CNG Feature Auction 114

Lot nuber 846

Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 7.17 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 118.

CNG Feature Auction 114
Lot: 846.
 Estimated: $ 3 000

Roman Imperial, Gold

Sold For $ 4 250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Hadrian. AD 117-138. AV Aureus (18.5mm, 7.17 g, 6h). Rome mint. Struck AD 118. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS • AVG •, laureate, draped, and cuirassed bust left / • P M TR P COS II •, ORIENS in exergue, radiate and draped bust of Sol right, hair banked in curls from forehead down to neck. RIC II.3 123 (same obv. die as illustration); Strack 371/β, pl. I, 37 (same dies as illustration); Calicó 1296 (same dies as illustration); BMCRE 76, pl. 48, 8 (same obv. die); Biaggi 627 (same dies). Some luster remains, a few faint scratches. VF. Rare with this bust type.

From the San Vicente Collection, purchased from Dr. Arnold Saslow, June 1999.

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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