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Author Topic: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian  (Read 106228 times)

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #175 on: February 28, 2021, 02:15:49 pm »
Just two posts above, we had PIETAS AUGUS, now here's PAX AUGUS. Unfortunately, I was outbid on this one today. 2.76 g, 19 mm. Not in the new RIC.

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #176 on: April 28, 2021, 06:06:59 am »
Unlisted

Hadrian Denarius Roma 130-38 AD Salus Eastern mint
Reference.
cf RIC II, 267; Strack --; cf C 1331; RIC III, --

Bust A1+

Obv. HADRIANVS AVG COS III P P
Bare head

Rev. SALVS AVG
Salus standing right, holding patera before snake entwined altar

3.10 gr
17 mm
6h

Note.
Published in moneytrend 4, 2008, p. 138f. # 30 (this coin illustrated)

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #177 on: April 28, 2021, 06:32:55 am »
The style is so wild on this it makes me wonder where the line would be between official and unofficial for these issues.

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #178 on: April 28, 2021, 07:12:07 am »
The style is so wild on this it makes me wonder where the line would be between official and unofficial for these issues.

i see what you mean Martin, there are more like this crude style
see reply 15 and 16
https://www.forumancientcoins.com/board/index.php?topic=39488.msg297017#msg297017

and this one
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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #179 on: April 28, 2021, 10:25:42 am »
I would regard this coin as not official but an ancient counterfeit, until proof to the contrary can be shown.
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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #180 on: April 28, 2021, 11:44:43 am »
Thank you both, i have mailed it to mister Abdy, i await his responce 
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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #181 on: July 17, 2021, 08:13:40 am »
new bust for type

Hadrian Denarius 117-30 AD Roma Eastern mint
Reference.
RIC III, 3068 cf; Strack *41var;

Bust D2

Obv. HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P
Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust, seen from side

Rev. COS III
Roma, seated left on cuirass and shield, holding Victory and cornucopia.

2.42 gr
19 mm
12h

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #182 on: July 17, 2021, 01:39:22 pm »
Nice find, Eric... +++

Interesting bust variation  ;)

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #183 on: July 17, 2021, 01:47:09 pm »
Beautiful coin! I think I have a small correction: The legend seems to be HADRIANUS AUGUSTUS PP, the P's at the end, as often, sloppily engraved and looking like I's. This would make it a variant of RIC² 3068 (3068 has bust type D1, seen from front; yours has D2, seen from the side, which is unlisted in RIC²).

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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #184 on: July 17, 2021, 03:16:08 pm »
yes you are right Rupert forgot the P P

thank you both 
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Re: Two rare Eastern denarii of Hadrian
« Reply #185 on: August 08, 2021, 08:12:36 am »
Dear cf,

CORRECTION its RIC 3135

Here we have an unlisted coin, the type is only known with HADRIANVS AVGVSTVS P P legend, https://www.forumancientcoins.com/gallery/displayimage.php?pid=141861 RIC 3133

Reference
Strack --; RIC --

Bust C1

Obv. HADRIANVS AVGUSTUS P P
Laureate, draped bust, viewed from front

Rev. AFRICA
Africa, wearing elephant scalp, reclining left, before basket of fruits, holding scorpion and cornucopia

2.94 gr
20 mm
6h

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