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    Magnificent Cyrene Gold Stater

    CYRENAICA. Cyrene. Ophellas, Ptolemaic Governor (ca. 322/1-308 BC). AV stater (18mm, 8.61 gm, 11h). Polianthes, magistrate. Nike, driving fast quadriga right, holding kentron and reins; KYPANAION above / Zeus-Ammon standing left, holding patera and lotus-tipped scepter; thymiaterion to left; [Π]OΛIANΘEYΣ to right. SNG Copenhagen 1310. BMC 120. Rare. Struck in remarkable relief, and surely among the finest known for this series. NGC Choice AU? 5/5 - 5/5, fine style.

    From The Lexington Collection.


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