First Issue for Caesarion
PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Cleopatra VII Thea Neotera & Ptolemy XV Caesarion.
|CNG 84, Lot: 770. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
44-30 BC. BI Tetradrachm (24mm, 13.20 g, 11h). Alexandreia mint. Dated year 1 of Caesarion (37/6 BC). Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck / Eagle standing right on thunderbolt; to left, star above LA (date); ΠA to left. Svoronos 1816 (Ptolemy XIII); SNG Copenhagen 412; Noske 374. Good Fine, some roughness, spot of encrustation on obverse. Rare. The first issue for Caesarion.