Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 167

Price realized: Unsold
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Lot description:

Hadrian. Sestertius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, c. 133 AD, Sestertius, 25.15g. RIC-2063 (R2). Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P [P] Bust laureate, draped r., seen from side. Rx: ADVENTV[S] - AVGVSTI on l. and r., [S] C in exergue, Roma, wearing Amazonian garb and holding spear, standing r. clasping hands with togate Hadrian, who stands l. and also holds a roll. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection. Probably commemorates Hadrian's return to Rome from his second great tour c. 133 AD. Considerably rarer with reverse legend ADVENTVS AVGVSTI rather than just ADVENTVS AVG.. VF

Estimate: 750 USD