A very rare drachm of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Physcon) from Kyrene
Lot 438
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Physcon), second reign, 145-116 BC. Drachm (Bronze, 46 mm, 67.60 g, 12 h), Kyrene. Diademed head of Zeus Ammon to right, with ram's horn in his hair and over the diadem. Rev. [BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛE]MAIOY [EYEPΓETOY] Filleted double cornucopiae; in left field, Φ. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 1640. Weiser -. Very rare. Traces of overstriking, otherwise, very fine.
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500 CHF
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1100 CHF
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Closing time: 24-Jun-18, 16:39:00 CEST
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