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Sale: Nomos 8, Lot: 210. Estimate CHF6000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 21 October 2013. 
Sold For CHF8500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy IV Philopator. 225-205 BC. Oktadrachm (Gold, 25mm, 27.79 g 12), Alexandria. Radiate and diademed bust of the deified Ptolemy III to right, wearing aegis and with trident over his left shoulder. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Radiate cornucopiae bound with royal diadem; below, ΔΙ. BMC 103. Kraay/Hirmer 803. SNG Copenhagen 196. Svoronos 1117. Attractive and sharp. Minor die faults on the obverse, otherwise, better than extremely fine.

From an American collection.

Struck from the same dies as the previous lot and from the same obverse die, there with just the beginning of the faults found here, as lot 208