|Roma Numismatics Ltd > Auction XX||Auction date: 29 October 2020|
|Lot number: 378|
Hadrian AR Cistophoric Tetradrachm of Nicomedia, Bithynia. After AD 128. IMP CAES TRA HADRIANO AVG P P, laureate head right / Octastyle temple set on three-tiered podium, ROM S P AVG across frieze; COM BIT across fields. RIC 461b; RIC II.3 -; RPC III, 968; Metcalf, Cistophori, type B1; RSC 240b. 10.87g, 27mm, 6h.
Extremely Fine; attractive cabinet tone, a bold portrait engraved in handsome style.
Ex Roma Numismatics Ltd., Auction XVII, 28 March 2019, lot 644;
Ex collection of an antiquarian, Bavaria c. 1960s-1990s.
Estimate: 3000 GBP