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    Exceptional Cleopatra Portrait

    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera (51-30 BC). Æ 80 drachmae (27mm, 20.43 gm, 12h). Alexandria, ca. 50-40 BC. Draped bust of Cleopatra VII right, wearing broad diadem, hair in tight parallel plaits and bun at nape of neck / ΚΛΕOΠΑΤΡΑΣ  ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopia before; in right field, Π. Svoronos 1872. SNG Copenhagen 419. Brown patina with some red and green deposits. With a bold, exceptional portrait of this famous queen, with no evident enhancement. NGC Choice VF? 5/5 - 3/5.

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