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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285/4-246 BC). AV trichryson or pentadrachm (24mm, 17.80 gm, 12h). NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 3/5, edge bend. Alexandria, undated issue. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis around neck, tiny Δ in curl of hair behind ear / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings starting to open; A over monogram in left field. Svoronos 204.  A few light scratches, somewhat matte surfaces, otherwise a large and impressive gold piece struck from dies signed by the "delta engraver."

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