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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 503. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $460. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes. 205-180 BC. Æ Diobol (21mm, 8.95 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 197-183/2 BC. Head of the deified Alexander right, wearing elephant's skin headdress / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. Svoronos 1236; cf. Weiser 132 (hemiobol); SNG Copenhagen 250. Near EF, red-brown patina.

From the Alexandre De Barros Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 45 (18 March 1998), lot 632.