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Lot 8

Estimate: 8'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'400 CHF Price realized: 6'400 CHF
Hadrian, 117 – 138. Aureus 118, AV 7.34 g. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG Laureate and cuirassed bust r., with drapery on l. shoulder and aegis on breastplate. Rev. P M TR – P COS II Radiate and draped bust of Sol r.; below, ORIENS. C 1004 var. (laureate and cuirassed). BMC 75 note. RIC 43 var. (laureate, draped and cuirassed). Calicó 1295a (these dies).
Two wonderful portraits of excellent style struck in high relief. An unobtrusive
metal flaw on reverse field, otherwise extremely fine

Sold by Gorny & Mosch, Munich, auction 151, 9 October 2006, lot 431.

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