Unpublished Ephesos Mint Tetradrachm
PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes.
|Sale: CNG 75, Lot: 566. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2007.
Sold For $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
246-222 BC. AR Tetradrachm (13.54 g, 12h). Ephesos mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy III right, wearing aegis around neck / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; to right, bee above monogram. Svoronos 902 var. (monogram); SNG Copenhagen -; Kovacs X, lot 215 var. (same rev. die; portrait of Ptolemy I). VF, toned, a few scrapes, flat strike in centers.
An example of Svoronos 902 is illustrated in his supplement, Die Münzen der Ptolemaeer (Athens, 1908), pl. G, 7.