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Triton XXII, Lot: 427. Estimate $500.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy VI Philometor. 180-145 BC. AR Didrachm (20mm, 7.10 g, 1h). Uncertain mint in Cyprus. Dated year 116 of an uncertain era (147/6 BC). Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt; P Iς (date) across field. Svoronos 1226; Mørkholm, Ptolemaic 355 var. (A35/P– [unlisted rev. die; Arados]); SNG Copenhagen 561; BMC 34; DCA 76. EF, attractively toned, deposits.

From the collection of a Northern California Gentleman, purchased from Freeman & Sear, December 2010. Ex Münzen und Medaillen AG 61 (7 October 1982), lot 214.