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Sale: Nomos 7, Lot: 152. Estimate CHF10000. 
Closing Date: Tuesday, 14 May 2013. 
Sold For CHF14000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. 305-282 BC. Stater (Gold, 7.04 g 1), Kyrene, 305-304. Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, with aegis tied around his neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Charioteer (Alexander the Great), holding thunderbolt and reins, standing left in a chariot car drawn by a quadriga of elephants to left; in exergue, branch with apples of the Hesperides. BMC Cyrene p. 73, 1. Naville 239. Svoronos 101 and pl. IV, 1-2. Very rare. Usual die break on the obverse and a number of minor marks, otherwise, extremely fine.

From the Mieza collection, ex Numismatica Ars Classica 52, 7 October 2009, 191, Hess-Divo 311, 22 October 2008, 441 and Auctiones AG 20, 8 November 1990, 519.