PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos (Auletes), restored, 55-51 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 14.31 g, 12 h), Alexandria, RY 30 = 52/1. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around neck. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY / L Λ - ΠA Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, palm frond over shoulder; to lower left, headdress of Isis. Noeske 362. SNG Copenhagen 397. Svoronos 1840. Beautifully toned and struck on a broad flan. Minor weakness and with very light porosity, otherwise, about extremely fine.
From the Rhakotis Collection, formed in the 1960s and 1970s (with collector’s ticket).