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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 509. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes. 205-180 BC. Æ Hemidrachm (28mm, 16.09 g, 12h). Paphos mint. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; caps of the Dioskouroi flanking, cornucopia over shoulder, club to left, P between legs, E in exergue. Svoronos 1320 var. (IE in exergue); Weiser -; SNG Copenhagen -. VF, brown patina, irregular flan. Extremely rare, only one specimen recorded by Svoronos.

From the Chris Blom Collection.