Hadrian

2,500.00

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Description

Rome, 134-138 AD. Æ sestertius, 28.69 gr.

Obv: HADRIANUS AUG COS III PP; laureate, draped bust of Hadrian to the right.

Rev: CAPPADOCIA; Cappadocia standing facing, head to the left, holding small model of mount Argaeius in right hand and vexillum in left; in fields: SC.

Ref: RIC 847; BMC 1725.

Rare. Brown-green patina. Good very fine.

Ex Ars Classica XVIII (1934) Evans, lot 1398; ex Schulman 243 (1966) Graham (P. Tinchant), lot 1783. Ex George C. Hopkins collection.