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    Hadrian Visits Africa

    Hadrian (AD 117-138). AV aureus (20mm, 7.15 gm, 6h). Rome, AD 134-138. HΛDRIANVS AVG COS III P P, bare head of Hadrian right / AFRICA, Africa, draped, wearing elephant-skin headdress, reclining left, placing right hand on neck of lion standing left, resting left arm on basket; grain ears behind. RIC II --, cf. 298g (head left). Calicó 1197 (same dies). Rare variety, with an exceptionally fine portrait of the "restless emperor" whose travels defined his reign. NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 4/5, Fine Style.

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    8th-13th Thursday-Tuesday
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