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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 504. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $320. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes. 205-180 BC. Æ Diobol (26mm, 17.25 g, 12h). Kyrene mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis / Head of Libya right, wearing tainia; branch behind, small double cornucopia below chin, SE in exergue. Svoronos 1152 (Ptolemy IV); Weiser 102 var. (no letters in exergue); SNG Copenhagen -. VF, red-brown patina with patches of dark green. Rare.

From the Chris Blom Collection.