Noble Numismatics Pty Ltd > Auction 130Auction date: 26 July 2022
Lot number: 4390

Price realized: 150 AUD   (Approx. 104 USD / 103 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Lot description:


Egypt, Alexandria, Antoninus Pius (A.D. 138-161), AE drachm, 32mm, year 8 = A.D. 144-145, (19.22 g), obv. Antoninus Pius with laureate head to right, around traces of legend, rev. Sphinx seated right on ground line, wearing kalathos on head, forepaw resting on wheel; L H across field, (S.4405, Koln 1482, Dattari (Savio) 3087, Milne 1835, RPC IV.4 13562); together with Trajan, AE drachm, 33mm, year 13 = A.D. 109/110 (22.15 g), obv. Trajan head laureate right, rev. L IG, Triumphal arch with three arcades supported by four Corinthian columns on which are statues; on the lateral arches are two bas-reliefs representing the sitting Emperor; on the triangular pediment, two Nikes supporting a disc; on the summit, facing statue of the Emperor in a quadriga; to either side, trophies and captives, (cf.S.3281, cf.Koln 564 [year 14], Dattari (Savio) 1085; K&G 27.279; RPC III 4456.3; Emmett 602.13). Brown patina, both very rare, very good - nearly very fine. (2)

Estimate: 180 AUD