Choice Ptolemy II Gold Tetradrachm
PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, with Arsinöe II, Ptolemy I, and Berenike I.
|Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 3111. Estimate $3000.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007.
Sold For $5500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
285-246 BC. AV Tetradrachm (13.87 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 265-246 BC. Conjoined busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinöe II right; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Arsinöe is diademed and veiled; ADELFWN
above, Gallic shield behind / Conjoined busts of Ptolemy I and Berenike I; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Berenike is diademed and veiled; QEWN
above. Svoronos 604; SNG Copenhagen 133. Near EF, underlying luster. Well struck for issue.
From the John A. Seeger Collection.