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Triton XV, Lot: 1311. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $9500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos. 285-246 BC. AV Pentadrachm (23mm, 17.79 g, 1h). Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 285-261/0 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; to left, monogram above shield. Svoronos 578; SNG Copenhagen 106 var. (no shield); Noeske 36 (same obv. die); Hirsch 1803. Good VF, struck from slightly worn dies, various light marks and scratches.