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AE12 of Hadrian

Bronze AE12, 12mm, 2.11gm, issued AD 136/137.

Obv: Head of Antinous right wearing hem-hem crown.

Rev: Caduceus, L KA across.

References: Sear 3903.

Rare.

Dichalkon. Antinous was a young favourite and lover of Hadrian who drowned in the Nile in AD 130. The bereaved Hadrian deified him and issued rare much sought-after coins featuring his portrait.

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