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Lot 245

Estimate: 1'750 CHF   |   Starting price: 1'400 CHF Price realized: 1'400 CHF
The Roman Empire
Hadrian, 117 – 134
Sestertius 119-122, Æ 24.81 g. IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS – HADRIANVS AVG Laureate bust r., drapery on l. shoulder. Rev. PONT MAX TR POT COS III Hadrian seated l. on platform, extending r. hand to woman standing r., holding child on l. arm and placing r. on head of a second child at her r. side; in field, at sides, S – C and in exergue, LIBERTAS RESTI / TVTA. C 949 var. (laureate and draped). BMC 1160.
RIC 568.
A very attractive portrait and a lovely reddish-green patina
somewhat smoothed, otherwise about extremely fine
Ex Gorny & Mosch sale 121, 445.

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