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Triton XXII, Lot: 426. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy V or Ptolemy VI. 204-180 BC or 180-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 14.16 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; no control marks. Svoronos 1231 and 1489; SNG Copenhagen 244–5 and 262–8. EF, attractive find patina, light mark under tone in field on reverse. Well centered and struck.


From the collection of a Northern California Gentleman. Ex CNG inventory 716894 (November 1999).