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Only Two Known to Svoronos

Sale: CNG 78, Lot: 989. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 May 2008. 
Sold For $1780. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, with Arsinöe II, Ptolemy I, and Berenike I. 285-246 BC. AR Triobol (1.68 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck 271-246 BC. Conjoined busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinöe II right; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Arsinöe is diademed / Conjoined busts of Ptolemy I and Berenike I right, both diademed. Svoronos 609; SNG Copenhagen -. VF, toned, light roughness. Very rare, only two known to Svoronos, one of which is in the BMC.