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134 NGC XF Hadrian Roman Egypt Alexandria Tetradrachm Nilus Bust (21090502C)

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  • Choice Extremely Fine Emperor Hadrian dated Alexandria Roman Egypt billon silver tetradrachm coin.
  • Well struck with silvered surfaces, rare as such, 12.14g.
  • Minted in Hadrian's 19th (date spelled out) Alexandrian year which corresponds to 134/5 CE.
  • Certified by NGC to XF, Strike 4/5, Surface 2/5.
  • Obverse: Left facing laureate head of Hadrian (unusual left facing portrait).
  • Reverse: Bust of Nilus facing right.
  • Emmett 875/19. 
  • Nilus was one of the Potamoi, children of Oceanus and Tethys. He represented the god of the Nile river.