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    Brilliant Fine Style Ptolemaic Gold Octodrachm

    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-222 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (26mm, 27.83 gm, 12h). NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style. Posthumous issue of Alexandria, under Ptolemy IV, ca. 219-217 BC. Bust of deified Ptolemy III right, wearing radiate diadem and aegis, ornate trident over left shoulder, the central tine ornamented with lotus finial; dotted border / ΠTOΛEMAIOY-BAΣIΛEΩΣ, cornucopia bound with radiate royal diadem, containing grain ear, pyramidal cake and pomegranate, grape cluster hanging from left side of rim; ΔI below, dotted border. CPE 888. Svoronos 1117. Sharply struck on flashy surfaces.

    Ex Maison Palombo, Auction 14 (21 November 2015), lot 11




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