Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 171

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Hadrian. Sestertius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, c. 132-8 AD, Sestertius, 24.95g. RIC-2413 (R). Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r., seen from front. Rx: FO - RT [VNA] AVG on l. and r., S - C across field, Fortuna standing l. holding rudder and cornucopia. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection; ex Roma E23, 9 Jan. 2016, 454.Exquisite, smooth surfaces. VF

Estimate: 400 USD

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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 152

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Hadrian. Denarius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, c. 136 AD, Denarius, 3.14g. RIC-2057 (R3). Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Bust laureate, draped, cuirassed r., seen from front. Rx: T - ELLVS - STABIL Tellus standing l. holding plow and rake, two wheat ears grow in ground behind her. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection; ex Artemide Aste XXXVI, 11 July 2012, 1204. From the same obverse die as the TELLVS STABIL denarius, lot XX below.. aEF

Estimate: 375 USD

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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 179

Price realized: 650 USD   (Approx. 604 EUR)   Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
Lot description:


Hadrian. Sestertius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, c. 132 AD, Sestertius, 31.31g. RIC-1825 (R2). Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Bust bare-headed, draped r., seen from side. Rx: RESTITV - TORI ARABIAE on l. and r., S C in exergue, Hadrian standing r. raising kneeling Arabia wearing elephant-skin headdress and holding incense canes, camel between the two figures. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection; ex Rauch, Summer Auction, Cat. I, 13 Sept. 2010, 676.. aVF

Estimate: 650 USD

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

Price realized: Unsold
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

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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 177

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Hadrian. Sestertius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, c. 133 AD, Sestertius, 28.33g. RIC-2104 (R2). Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Bust laureate, draped r., seen from side. Rx: FORTVN - AE - REDVCI around, [S] C in exergue, Togate Hadrian standing r., holding roll and clasping hands with seated Roma, who also holds a cornucopia. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection; ex CNG E298, 13 March 2013, 201; ex the Stack's-Bowers Sale of the Robert O. Ebert Collection. Probably commemorates Hadrian's return to Rome from his second great tour c. 133 AD.. EF

Estimate: 1750 USD

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Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. > Buy or Bid Sale 226Auction date: 13 February 2024
Lot number: 174

Price realized: Unsold
Lot description:


Hadrian. Sestertius; Hadrian; 117-138 AD, Rome, c. 133 AD, Sestertius, 22.88g. RIC-2154 (R). Obv: HADRIANVS - AVG COS III P P Bust laureate, draped r., seen from side. Rx: FEL[ICITAS AV]G on l. and r., S C in exergue (weak), Felicitas seated l. on backless chair with curved legs, holding cornucopia balanced on lap before her and caduceus in lowered l. arm. Ex Curtis L. Clay Collection. The curved chair legs in the reverse type are an odd detail; they are straight on RIC's illustrated specimen (pl. 164).. Bold Fine

Estimate: 300 USD