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89001322
Triton XV, Lot: 1322. Estimate $6000.
Sold for $4000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KYRENAICA, Kyrene. Ophellas. Ptolemaic Governor, first reign, circa 322-313 BC. AV Stater (17mm, 8.57 g, 11h). Polianthes, magistrate. Nike, holding kentron in right hand, reins in both, driving fast quadriga right; KYPANAION above / Zeus Ammon standing left, holding patera in extended right hand, lotus-tipped scepter in left; thymiaterion to left, [Π]OΛIANΘEYΣ to right. Naville 104 (same dies); Mørkholm, Cyrene p. 151, n. 23; SNG Copenhagen 1210; BMC 122 (same obv. die); SNG Fitzwilliam 1856 (same dies). Good VF, light die rust on obverse.