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Lot 88

Estimate: 17'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 17'500 CHF Price realized: 26'000 CHF
PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM OF EGYPT. Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III, 246-222 BC. Pentakaidekadrachm. AR 51.40 g. Diademed and draped bust r. Rev. BEPENIKHΣ - BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ Cornucopiae, bound with fillet between two laureate piloi. Svoronos, Pt. 988.
Extremely rare and spectacular. Without the usual flan crack.
Slightly rough surfaces. Good very fine
Provenance: Auction TRITON, New York VIII (2005), 586.

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