A particularly detailed rendering of the Pharos
Lot 1175
EGYPT. Alexandria. Antoninus Pius, 138-161. Drachm (Bronze, 34 mm, 26.48 g, 1 h), RY 12 = 148/9. AYΤ Κ Τ ΑΙΛ ΑΔΡ ΑΝ[ΤⲰΝΙΝΟС СЄΒ] ЄYC Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Antoninus Pius to right. Rev. L [Δ]Ⲱ[ΔЄ]KATOY Isis Pharia, holding billowing sail and sistrum, standing to right before the Pharos of Alexandria, which is surmounted by a statue and two Tritons. Dattari (Savio) 8575. Emmett 1592.12. K&G 35.434. RPC IV online 13640. An impressive and detailed depiction of the Pharos of Alexandria. Smoothed, otherwise, very fine.


Ex Leu Web Auction 12, 30-31 May 2020, 1004 and previously from a European collection, formed before 2005.
Starting price:
100 CHF
Hammer price:
1600 CHF
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Closing time: 12-Dec-20, 22:47:00 CET
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