EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 34.00 mm, 26.91 g, 11 h), year IH = 18 = 133-134. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ・ - ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L I-H Two canopic jars, one on the left and the other on the right, with their heads turned facing each another. Dattari (Savio) 1662. Geissen 1107-1108. K&G 32.590. RPC III 5881. Well-struck and clear with a dark patina with coppery highlights. Some roughness, minor flan fault on the reverse and traces of cleaning, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, bought privately in 2014, ex Kroha 67, 12 November 1997, 557.
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