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Lot 106. Hadrianus AE Sestertius, Pietas reverse

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Hadrianus AE Sestertius, Pietas reverse

Time left:
Bidding closed (Sunday, September 19th, 19:35:20 CEST)
Current time: Tuesday, September 21st, 22:11:18 CEST

Price realised: CHF 550.00 (3 bids)
Approx. EUR 488.44 / USD 544.89 / GBP 429.19

High bidder: Bidder 3

eAuction #73, Lot 106. Estimate: CHF 500.00

Hadrianus (117-138 AD). AE Sestertius (32-33 mm, 23.97 g), Rome, c. 120/121.
Obv. IMP CAESAR TRAIAN HADRIANVS AVG PM TR P COS III, Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust to right.
Rev. PIETAS AVGVSTI / S- C, Pietas, veiled, wearing long dress, standing right , dropping incense on a round, lighted altar at foot.
BMC 1202; RIC II.3 473.

Good portrait. Brownish­green patina, slightly smoothed and tooled. Almost extremely fine.

Ex Auktion H.H. Kricheldorf XIII (1963), lot 299.