Hadrian

800.00

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Description

Rome, 134-138 AD. AR denarius, 3.10 gr.

Obv: HADRIANUS AUG COS III P P; laureate head of Hadrian to the right.

Rev: AEGYPTOS; Egypt reclining to the left, with sistrum and resting left arm on basket; in front: ibis.

Ref: RIC 297; BMC 797. Ex Bally-Herzog collection; ex M&M 93 (2003), lot 157.
Rare. Well centred on full flan, iridescent tone. Extremely fine.