The Antony Scammell Collection of Roman Coins

Date of Auction: 3rd November 2020

Sold for £460

Estimate: £150 - £180

Roman Imperial Coinage, Hadrian, Sestertii (2), both Rome, 118, laureate bust right, drapery on left shoulder, rev. Annona standing left, holding cornucopia and corn-ears, modius containing corn-ears to her left, ship prow behind, 21.25g (RIC 178 [560]); after April 121, laureate bust right, slight drapery on left shoulder, rev. Pietas standing right facing altar, raising right hand, holding incense box in left, 24.30g (RIC 470 [587 var.]) [2]. Some light smoothing, otherwise very fine £150-£180