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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 495. Estimate $200. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Berenike II. Wife of Ptolemy III, circa 246-222 BC. Æ Obol (25mm, 14.77 g, 12h). Seleukeia Piereia(?) mint. Struck circa 224-222 BC. Draped bust right, wearing stephane / Filleted cornucopia; c/m: eagle standing right. Svoronos 1051; cf. Weiser 82 (dichalkon); SNG Copenhagen 517 (with countermark). For coin: Good Fine, red-brown patina; for c/m: VF. Rare.

From the Chris Blom Collection.