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Sale: CNG 73, Lot: 514. Estimate $300. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2006. 
Sold For $385. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy VI Philometor. Second reign, 163-145 BC. Æ Drachm (39mm, 45.84 g, 12h). Uncertain mint on Cyprus. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; helmet to left. Svoronos 1634 (Ptolemy VIII); cf. Weiser 162 (hemidrachm); SNG Copenhagen -. Near VF, brown surfaces, cleaning marks. Very rare.

From the Chris Blom Collection.