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Lot 78





Estimate: 7'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'000 CHF Price realized: 9'000 CHF
Ptolemy II Philadelphos, 285 – 246 BC. Octodrachm, Alexandria after 265 BC, AV 27.79 g. ΑΔΕΛΦΩΝ Jugate busts r. of Ptolemy II, draped and diademed and Arsinoe II, diademed and veiled; behind, shield. Rev. ΘΕΩΝ Jugate busts r. of Ptolemy I, draped and diademed and Berenice I, diademed and veiled. Svoronos 603 and pl. XIV, 17 (this reverse die). SNG Copenhagen 132.
Struck on a very broad flan, minor marks, otherwise about extremely fine
Ex Glendining 10 December 1986, Knoepke, 356 and Leu 52, 1991, a Distinguished American Collector, 128 sales.

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