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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285/4-246 BC). AV trichryson or pentadrachm (23mm, 17.79 gm, 12h). NGC AU 4/5 - 3/5, edge marks. Alexandria, ca. 285-261/0 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis around neck / ΠTOΛEMAIOY-BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed; Σ above shield in left field, O between eagle's legs. Svoronos 583. SNG Copenhagen -. Lustrous fields with toning around the devices help to contrast the details on this well-struck example.

    From the Collection of a Philhellene. Ex Sotheby's (26 April 1996), lot 908.


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