ALEXANDRIA, HADRIAN BI TETRADRACHM
Dattari 1525, Emmet 848, Milne 11263, toned AEF/EF Choice Extremely Fine, 25.2mm, 13.17 grams, Struck 128/129 C.E.
Obverse: Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right, AVT KAI TPAI AΔPIA CEB around
Reverse: Clasped hands, L IΓ ( date 13 = 128/129 C.E.) above and below, ΠΑΤΗΡ ΠΑΤΡΙΔΟC at bottom
A STUNNING example, not only very sharp but with a stunning patina, that could not be replicated on a photograph, silvery gray with deep golden highlights!
Ex: Triskeles Auction 17, Sept. 2016, #395