PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes.
|Sale: CNG 69, Lot: 726. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 June 2005.
Sold For $1200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
246-221 BC. Æ Drachm (42mm, 70.01 gm, 12h). Alexandria mint. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt; cornucopiae to left, Chi-Rho monogram between legs. Svoronos 964; Weiser 71; SNG Copenhagen 171. Good VF, tan patina with touches of red. Extraordinary large Ptolemaic bronze. ($500)From the Garth R. Drewry Collection.