A very rare drachm of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Physcon) from Kyrene
Lot 450
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Physcon), second reign, 145-116 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 44 mm, 65.25 g, 12 h), Kyrene. Diademed head of Zeus Ammon to right, with ram's horn in his hair and over the diadem. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY EYEPΓETOY Filleted double cornucopiae; in left field, Φ. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 1640. Weiser -. Very rare and unusually complete. The reverse slightly double struck, otherwise, very fine.
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500 CHF
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2800 CHF
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Closing time: 25-Feb-18, 16:45:00 CET
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