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Roma Numismatics Ltd > Auction XVIIIAuction date: 29 September 2019
Lot number: 765

Lot description:

Antinous Æ Medallion of Ancyra, Galatia. After AD 130. Iulius Saturninus, legatus Augusti. ΘΕΟϹ ΑΝΤΙΝΟΟϹ, bare head right / ΙΟΥΛΙΟϹ ϹΑΤΟΡΝΙΝΟϹ ΑΝΚΥΡΑΝΟΙϹ, Antinous (as Mên) standing facing, head left, wearing chiton, cloak and oriental tiara, with crescent on shoulder, holding anchor and sceptre. RPC 2838; Blum -. but cf. 2 (bust type); SNG Copenhagen 108. 25.48g, 34mm, 7h.

Good Very Fine; a portrait of beautiful style. Very Rare; RPC cites only four examples.

From the collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s.

Estimate: 2500 GBP