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Ancient Greek and Roman coins from Asia Minor

Coin ID #8624

Tmolos (AD 136-138) AE 30 - Hadrian & Aelius

Hadrian, with Aelius Caesar, 136-138 AD. AE30 (16.46g, 1h). AV • AΔPIANOC • CЄ • Λ • AI • KAI-CAP, confronted busts of Hadrian right, laureate and draped, and Aelius left, bareheaded and cuirassed, with slight drapery / TMOΛI-TΩN, Tmolus standing facing, head right, leaning on knotted staff and cradling the infant Dionysus in a fawn skin (nebris) tied around his neck. EF, dark brown patina, lightly rubbed on high points.

File information
City/Mint name:Tmolos-Aureliopolis
Keywords:roman / bronze
References:??? but cf. BMC 1 for this reverse type on a coin of Faustina the Younger
Valuation:CNG Triton XV (1/2012), lot 1393 ($5000 + comm)
Photo courtesy of:Classical Numismatic Group -
Filesize:105 KiB
Date added:Feb 27, 2012
Dimensions:800 x 371 pixels
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