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591537
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1537. Estimate $9000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $7500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

EGYPT, Ptolemaic Kings. Ptolemy III. 246-221 BC. AV Oktadrachm (27.70 gm). Year 6 (242/241 BC). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Diademed and veiled head of Arsinöe II right, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder / ARSINOHS FILADELFOU, double cornucopiae bound with fillet; C, M, Q below. Svoronos -; Troxell, ANSMN 28, pg. 52, 36 (this coin); SNG Copenhagen -. Good VF, a few light field marks. Extremely rare issue, possibly unique! ($9000)

From the Robert Schonwalter Collection. Ex Bank Leu Auktion 22 (8 May 1979), lot 176; Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 52 (19 June 1975), lot 239; Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 25 (17 November 1962), lot 510.