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Triton XXIV

Lot nuber 807

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Kleopatra VII Thea Neotera. 51-30 BC. Æ (17mm, 4.76 g, 12h). Chalkis ad Libanon mint. Dated RY 21 (Egyptian) and 6 (Phoenician) of Kleopatra (32/1 BC).


Triton XXIV
Lot: 807.
 Estimated: $ 750

Greek, Coin-in-Hand Video, Bronze

Sold For $ 5 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Kleopatra VII Thea Neotera. 51-30 BC. Æ (17mm, 4.76 g, 12h). Chalkis ad Libanon mint. Dated RY 21 (Egyptian) and 6 (Phoenician) of Kleopatra (32/1 BC). BACIΛICC[H]C KΛЄOΠATPAC, diademed and draped bust right / ЄTOYC KA TOY KAI ς ΘЄ[AC NЄωTЄ]PAC, Athena advancing left, seen from behind, shield on left arm and holding spear in right hand. Svoronos –; Olivier & Aumaître 231 (D16/R54 – this coin, illustrated); RPC I 4773; HGC 9, 1453; DCA 478. Dark green-brown patina, small flan flaw at edge on obverse. Good VF. An exceptional example. Very rare, one of only 19 examples noted by Olivier & Aumaître.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group 76 (12 September 2007), lot 927; J.P. Righetti Collection (Part 8, Münzen & Medaillen GmbH 20, 10 October 2006), lot 598.

Mark Antony illegitimately "bestowed" a number of territories in the east on Cleopatra, including Chalkis in 36 BC, which were added to her royal dominions. These coins of Chalkis were dated with both the Egyptian and Phoenician regnal years of Cleopatra.

The final winners of all Triton XXIV lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 January 2021. This lot is in Session Three, which begins 20 January 2021 at 9 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and 22.50% for all others.

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