EGYPT. Alexandria. Hadrian, 117-138. Drachm (Bronze, 35.00 mm, 28.55 g, 11 h), year IH = 18 = 133-134. ΑΥΤ ΚΑΙC ΤΡΑΙΑΝ ・- ΑΔΡΙΑΝΟC CEB Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Hadrian to right. Rev. L IH Isis Pharia advancing right, her cloak billowing out behind her, holding a full sail; to right, detailed view of the Pharos of Alexandria showing the statue of Poseidon at the top and two tritons. Dattari (Savio) 1768. Geissen 1121-2. K&G 32.589. RPC III 5895. Very well-centered and sharply struck, an exceptionally fine piece with a fine dark, reddish-brown patina and cleanly struck. A few minor cleaning marks, otherwise, extremely fine.
From the collection of Jean-Pierre Righetti, bought privately in 2016.
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