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Triton XXII, Lot: 776. Estimate $150.
Sold for $525. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Alexandria. Philip II. As Caesar, AD 244-247. Potin Tetradrachm (23mm, 11.56 g, 12h). Dated RY 3 of Philip I (AD 245/6). M IOV ΦΙΛIΠΠΟC K CЄB, bareheaded, draped, and cuirassed bust right / Nike advancing right, torso facing, head left, holding wreath in her extended right hand and palm frond with her left; L Γ (date) to right. Köln –; Dattari (Savio) 10446 (this coin); K&G 76.22 var. (Nike standing right); Emmett 3598.3 (R5 = Demetrio 2890); ); Kellner p. 127, pl. 13, Abb. 11 (this coin). Good VF, dark gray-brown patina, a hint of silvering. Extremely rare.

From the A.K. Collection, purchased privately from Münzen und Medaillen AG, 1980. Ex Giovanni Dattari Collection, no. 10446.