Auction 10  –  18 May 2015

Nomos, Auction 10

Greek, Roman and Byzantine Coins

Mo, 18.05.2015, from 4:00 PM CEST
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ROMAN AND BYZANTINE COINS Koinon of Bithynia. Hadrian, 117-138. Tetrassarion (Bronze, 33mm, 25.72g 6). AYT KAIC TPAI AΔPIANOC CЄBA Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. BЄIΘYNIAC / KOINON Octa­style temple on a podium and two steps; within the central intercolumniation, pellet; above, in the pediment, male figure (the emperor?) sacrificing over low altar to left, and with a pellet in the pedimental angles to left and right; on the roof, three acroteria: to left, Athena in a chariot to right; to right, Nike in a chariot to right; above, at the cen­ter, uncertain figure in a facing chariot. BMC 12 var. (dif­ferent bust type and reverse legend differently arranged). SNG Copenhagen 324 var. SNG von Aulock 284 var. An impressive piece with a dark patina. Minor scratch on Ha­drian’s neck and slightly porous surfaces, otherwise , good very fine. From a specialized European collection.

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Price realized 2'300 CHF
Starting price 1'200 CHF
Estimate 1'500 CHF
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