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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 179

Antinoüs. Died AD 130. Æ Drachm (35.5mm, 26.56 g, 12h). Alexandria (Egypt) mint. Dated RY 21 of Hadrian (AD 136/7).


Triton XXIV
Lot: 179.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Merani Collection – Roman Imperial, Coin-in-Hand Video, Bronze

Sold For $ 3 750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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Antinoüs. Died AD 130. Æ Drachm (35.5mm, 26.56 g, 12h). Alexandria (Egypt) mint. Dated RY 21 of Hadrian (AD 136/7). [ANTIN]OOV HPωO[C], draped bust left, wearing hem-hem crown / Antinoüs (as Hermes), holding caduceus, on horseback right; L below horse’s belly, KA (date) to right. Cf. Köln 1281; Dattari (Savio) 2089 var. (placement of L on reverse); Blum 20; K&G 34a.5; RPC III 6228; Emmett 1346.21 (R3). Dark brown patina, edge split, obverse slightly double struck. VF. High-relief portrait, which is typical of the left-facing dies.

From the Peter J. Merani Collection. Ex Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 50, 23 June 1999), lot 1154.


The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session One, which begins 19 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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