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Ex Laffaille Collection

Triton XXII, Lot: 422. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $4250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator. 222-205/4 BC. Æ Drachm (40.5mm, 63.29 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Series 5E. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; filleted cornucopia to left, Σ between legs. CPE B508; Svoronos 992; SNG Copenhagen 205; Noeske 148–9; Laffaille 611 (this coin); Weiser 61 (Ptolemy III). EF, dark brown patina. Well centered and struck.

From the Gasvoda Collection. Ex Nomos FPL (Winter-Spring 2010), no. 91; Maurice Laffaille Collection (Münzen und Medaillen 76, 19 September 1991), lot 611 (as Ptolemy III).