Announcement: Sunday & Tuesday Internet Coin Auctions and Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auctions move to Heritage Live!

Our Weekly Internet Coin Auctions and World and Ancient Coin Auctions are closing with live, online auctions on HA.com's Heritage Live! platform beginning with the Internet Coin Auction that ends Sunday, September 21st and the World and Ancient Coin Auction that ends on Thursday, September 25th. Each lot is offered one at a time, in lot number order, in live auctions beginning at 8:00 PM CT. During this part of the auction, live bidders will be on Heritage Live! competing with each other and with previously placed Internet bids. The lot opens, requests live bids, and then closes when the bidding is finished. There is no change in how you place your secret maximum bids during the week the auctions are open on HA.com. In addition, once bidding on HA.com ends, 2 hours before the live sessions start, you still have the option to leave proxy bids through Heritage Live!

For more information about Heritage Live!, please visit HA.com/live. If you have any questions about this exciting format change, please contact us at 800-872-6467 or Bid@HA.com.

X
There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid
:
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) ).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) ).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
24513

Ancients: Ptolemy V Epiphanes (205/4-180 BC). AR tetradrachm (14.10 gm). ...

2011 January New York Signature World & Ancient Coins Auction #3012

Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Jan 3, 2011
Item Activity: 3 Internet/mail/phone bidders
482 page views
Location: Waldorf Astoria
301 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Description:
Ptolemy V Epiphanes (205/4-180 BC). AR tetradrachm (14.10 gm). Military mint in Phoenicia, regnal year 8 (197/6 BC). Diademed and draped bust of Ptolemy V right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle with folded wings standing left on thunderbolt; between legs, NI. Svoronos 1280. O. Mørkholm, "Portrait Coinage of Ptolemy V," Essays Thompson group XVI (A6/P uncertain, obv. die not recorded for this issue). SNG Copenhagen -. Die-breaks on obverse. Toned. Good very fine.

The reign of Ptolemy V, who became king at the age of six, ushered in a period of great difficulty for the Ptolemaic kingdom. Realizing that Ptolemy and his advisors were ineffectual, Philip V of Macedon and the Seleukid king, Antiochos III, entered into a pact to carve up the Ptolemaic dominions outside of Egypt. Additionally, there were native revolts under the leadership of secessionist pharaohs of Upper Egypt, as is recorded on the famous Rosetta Stone. Numismatically the most notable development of the reign is Ptolemy V's use of his own portrait on his tetradrachms, temporarily replacing of the monotonous but traditional portrait of Ptolemy I.

View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image


FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
884,794
bidder-members
$1,005,602,708
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Only 1 day left to consign to the 2014 November 6 - 10 US Coins Signature Auction - Beverly Hills!
Learn About Consigning With Us
Really an effortless way to sell one's coins and still reap their current value.
C.W.,
Metairie, LA
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
Take our 2014 Coin
and Currency Survey
Grand prize:
A Certified Uncirculated
1907 High Relief $20!*
Take the Survey
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 4 - 6 Long Beach Expo US Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $13,398,253
2014 September 3 - 10 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 3 - 10 Long Beach Expo World Coins Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED SO FAR $9,119,480
2014 September 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
2014 September 4 - 8 Long Beach Expo World Currency Signature Auction - Long Beach
REALIZED $1,847,114