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Lot 259

Estimate: 3'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 2'400 CHF ---
The Roman Empire
Hadrian, 117 – 134
Sestertius 134-138, Æ 24.71 g. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P Bareheaded and draped bust r. Rev. ADVENTVI AVG MA – VRETANIAE Mauretania standing l., holding vexillum in l. hand and patera over garlanded altar; in l. field, Hadrian standing r., holding roll; behind altar, bull and in exergue, S C. C 63. BMC 1664. RIC 897.
Rare. A very appealing portrait and a green patina, somewhat
smoothed, otherwise about extremely fine
Ex Triton VII, 2004, 949.

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