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Zodiac Drachm

Lot 397: Egypt, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. A.D. 138-161. Æ drachm. RY 8 (A.D. 144/5).

AUCTION:  Triskeles - Auction 17 (Auction 320)

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  • Sold Winning Bid: $320
  • 3 Bid(s)
Description

Egypt, Alexandria. Antoninus Pius. A.D. 138-161. Æ drachm (36 mm, 20.22 g, 11 h). RY 8 (A.D. 144/5). [AYT K T AIΛ AΔP ANTωNINOC CЄB ЄYC], laureate head of Antoninus Pius right / Mars in Scorpio: helmeted and cuirassed bust of Mars left above scorpion left; in upper left field (mostly indistinct), star; in upper right field, date ([L]/H). Köln 1500; Dattari (Savio) 2972; Milne 1820; Kampmann & Ganschow 35.264. Rare Astrological type. Orange, green and brown patina, the obverse quite rough. Fair / very fine.

From the WJP Scorpion Collection.

Lot Details
  • Offered By: Barry P. Murphy
  • Lot #: 397
  • Listing #: 177247
  • Closed: Friday, September 16, 2016 7:12:00 PM CT
  • Estimate: $500
  • Collection: Scorpion Collection