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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-222 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (27mm, 27.81 gm, 12h). AU, scratches, graffito. Posthumous issue of Alexandria, under Ptolemy IV, ca. 221-205 BC. Bust of the deified Ptolemy III right, wearing radiate diadem and aegis; trident over left shoulder, the central tine ornamented with lotus finial / ΠTOΛEMAIOY-BAΣIΛEΩΣ, radiate and filleted cornucopia, one bunch of grapes hanging at side; ΔI below. Svoronos 1117. SNG Copenhagen 196. Lovely toned flan with luster around the devices.

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