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523156. SOLD $1950

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy VI Philometor. Second sole reign, 163-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27.5mm, 14.11 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis around neck / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; no control marks. Olivier 4225–9 (obv. die D163); Svoronos 1489; SNG Copenhagen 262–8. Lightly toned, trace deposits, a couple light marks under tone. Near EF. With a strong portrait in high relief.

Ex John L. Cowan Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 112, 11 September 2019), lot 378; Gemini XIII (6 April 2017), lot 108.