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 Posted 11/24/2021  12:29 am Show Profile   Bookmark this topic Add Lefty Malone to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Hi again

This coin looks like a silver Denarius, but any help pinning this down would be appreciated.

It weighs 12,7 grams, is 22mm in diameter and about 2mm thick.




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 Posted 11/24/2021  04:15 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Palouche to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply

The op coin is a Tetradrachm of Emperor Hadrian minted in Alexandria......

EGYPT, ALEXANDRIA Hadrian (117 - 138 A.D.)
Billon Tetradrachm, Dated Yr. 18 (133/4 A.D.)
Obv: AVT KAIC TPAIAN AΔPIANOC ΣEB, laureate & draped bust of Hadrian right
Rev: Sarapis enthroned left, holding a sceptre, Kerberos seated at his feet, LI [-] H (Yr. 18) in fields
cf. Dattari (Savio) 1479, Milne 1398, Emmett 892, Köln 1094

PS...A very nice looking coin with a lovely little Kerberos!

Paul
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11/24/2021 04:26 am
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 Posted 11/24/2021  05:23 am  Show Profile   Bookmark this reply Add Lefty Malone to your friends list Get a Link to this Reply
Thanks again, Paul!
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