A beautiful and impressive oktadrachm or mnaieion of Ptolemy III
Lot 221
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-222 BC. Oktadrachm or Mnaieion (Gold, 27 mm, 27.80 g, 12 h), struck under Ptolemy IV, Alexandria, circa 219-217. Radiate and diademed bust of the deified Ptolemy III to right, wearing aegis and with trident over his left shoulder. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Radiate cornucopiae bound with royal diadem; below, ΔΙ. Lorber 888. SNG Copenhagen 196. Svoronos 1117. Bright and attractive, a beautiful and impressive piece. Minor areas of weakness and with a very minor scuff on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
Estimate:
10000 CHF
Starting price:
8000 CHF
Hammer price:
9500 CHF
Bid increment:
Closed
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Closing time: 27-Oct-19, 06:00:00 CET
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