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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 525

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoe II Philadelphos. Died 270/268 BC. AV Mnaieion – ‘Oktadrachm’ (30mm, 27.76 g, 11h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy II, circa 252/1-250/49 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 525.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 20 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoe II Philadelphos. Died 270/268 BC. AV Mnaieion – ‘Oktadrachm’ (30mm, 27.76 g, 11h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy II, circa 252/1-250/49 BC. Head right with ram’s horn, veiled and wearing stephanos; lotus-tipped scepter in background, Λ to left / APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopia, grape bunches hanging at sides, bound with fillet. CPE 391; Svoronos 476; Olivier & Lorber dies 1/– (unlisted rev. die); Troxell, Arsinoe, Group 3, p. 44 and pl. 7, 4 (same obv. die); SNG Copenhagen –; Adams –; Boston MFA –; BMC 11 (same obv. die); Hunt IV 500 (same obv. die); Pozzi 3224 (same obv. die). Underlying luster. EF.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.