PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes.
|Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 493. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006.
Sold For $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
246-222 BC. Æ Hemiobol (22mm, 6.67 g, 12h). Kyrene mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis / Head of Libya right, wearing tainia; small cornucopia below chin. Svoronos 871; Weiser 65; SNG Copenhagen 442-444. Near EF, red-brown patina, hairline flan cracks from cold strike.
From the Chris Blom Collection.