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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 492. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $450. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes. 246-222 BC. Æ Hemidrachm (35mm, 34.80 g, 11h). Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 245-222 BC. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopia to left, monogram between legs. Svoronos 965; Weiser 72; SNG Copenhagen 173-175. VF, choice smooth light brown patina with patches of red.

From the Alexandre de Barros Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group XXIII (13 October 1992), lot 282.