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    Ptolemaic Egypt. Reign of Ptolemy VI or Ptolemy VIII, 180-116 B.C. AV mnaieion or octodrachm minted at Alexandria. Veiled head right of the deified Arsinoe II wearing stephane, lotus scepter visible over far shoulder and above top of head; behind, in left field, "K"/Radiate and filleted cornuacopiae. 27.77 g. Svoronos 1498, SNG Cop 321. AU58 ICG, struck in high relief with lustrous fields.
    Stylistically quite different from the preceding lot - which do you prefer?
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (NGC ID# D78B, Variety PCGS# 100172, Base PCGS# 9967)

    Weight: 16.97 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver , 5.33% Copper


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2002
    27th-30th Saturday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 13
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