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90080204
Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 204. Estimate CHF6000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF9000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoe II, wife of Ptolemy II. Died 270 BC. Oktadrachm (Gold, 27mm, 27.81 g 12), Alexandria, 253/2-246 BC. Veiled head of Arsinoe to right, wearing stephane, with horn of Ammon below her ear and with the tip of a lotos-tipped scepter visible behind the top of her head; behind her neck, Θ. Rev. ΑΡΣΙΝΟΗΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ Double cornucopiae filled with fruits and bound with fillet. SNG Copenhagen 134. Svoronos 460. Attractive and well struck. Extremely fine.


From an American collection, ex Nomos 3, 10 May 2011, 155.