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

Lot nuber 526

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoe II Philadelphos. Died 270/268 BC. AV Mnaieion – “Oktadrachm” (27.5mm, 27.81 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy VI, circa 180-145 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 526.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 13 000. 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” (27.5mm, 27.81 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy VI, circa 180-145 BC. Head right with ram’s horn, veiled and wearing stephanos; lotus-tipped scepter in background, K to left / APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopia, grape bunches hanging at sides, bound with fillet. Svoronos 1242δ; Olivier Group 4, 3430 (D25/R48 – this coin); SNG Copenhagen –; Bement 1834; Hirsch 1819 (same obv. die); de Luynes 3583. Underlying luster, slightly weak strike at high points. EF.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Classical Numismatic Group 75 (23 May 2007), lot 564; Ars Classica XV (2 July 1930), lot 1178; J. Hirsch XXXI (6 May 1912), lot 644.


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.