Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 163

Price realized: Unsold
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Hadrian. Sestertius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, 117 AD, Sestertius, 20.95g. RIC-102 (R3), pl. 60 (citing Gnecchi Coll., same obv. die). Obv: IMP CAESAR TRAIANVS HA - DRIANVS A[VG] Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r. Rx: FORT RED / S C in exergue, PONT MAX TR P[OT] COS DES II around, Fortuna, veiled, seated l., throne back above shoulders left out, holding rudder and cornucopia. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection; ex CNG E392, 1 March 2017, 533. Scarce COS DES II date (late 117 AD); our coin could be only the second known FORT RED COS DES II sestertius with this bust type, according to RIC.Excellent surfaces. aEF

Estimate: 985 USD