Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 95   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 249





Estimate: 3'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'400 CHF Price realized: 4'500 CHF
The Roman Empire
Hadrian, 117 – 134
Cistophoric tetradrachm, unidentified C mint after 128, AR 10.80 g. HADRIANVS – AVGVSTVS P P Head r. Rev. COS – III Statue of Artemis Ephesia standing facing, extending hands and flanked by stags and thymeteria. C 319. BMC 1061. RIC 489. Metcalf, Cistophori 88 var. (O4/R4).
In unusually fine condition for the issue. Struck on a very broad flan and with a light
old cabinet tone. Two light scratches on reverse, otherwise extremely fine
Ex Gorny & Mosch 114, 2002, 169; CNG-Classical Numismatic Review 27, 2002, 72 and Triton VII, 2004, 967 sales.

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