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247, Lot: 184. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $9000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes. 246-222 BC. AV Oktadrachm (27mm, 27.69 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Commemorative issue struck under Ptolemy IV, 221-205 BC. Bust of the deified Ptolemy III right, wearing radiate diadem and aegis; trident over left shoulder, middle prong ends in a lotus finial / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, radiate and filleted cornucopia; ΔI below. Svoronos 1117; SNG Copenhagen 196; Noeske 137; BMC 103; Boston MFA 2283. Near EF, underlying luster, typical die rust.