|Classical Numismatic Group > Electronic Auction 441||Auction date: 3 April 2019|
|Lot number: 346|
CILICIA, Tarsus. Hadrian. AD 117-138. AR Tridrachm (24mm, 10.21 g, 12h). Laureate head right / Tyche seated left on throne, holding palm frond and cornucopia; below, half-length figure of river-god Cydnus swimming left; throne decorated with sphinx; all within wreath border. Prieur 763; SNG Levante 998 var. (Tyche resting left hand on throne, pelleted border); SNG BN 1404; RPC III 3260/10 (this coin cited). VF, toned, a couple of scratches, minor porosity. Rare variety with Tyche holding both palm frond and cornucopia on throne decorated with sphinx.
From the Michel Prieur Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 64 (24 September 2003), lot 691; Berk BBS 119 (15 March 2001), lot 592; Berk BBS 116 (17 October 2000), lot 728.
Estimate: 200 USD