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CNG Feature Auction 117

Lot nuber 332

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes. 246-222 BC. AV Mnaieion – ‘Oktadrachm’ (26.5mm, 27.76 g, 12h). Posthumous issue under Ptolemy IV. Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 219-217 BC.


CNG Feature Auction 117
Lot: 332.

Closing Date: May 20 2021 11:00 ET

Greek, Gold

Estimate: $ 7 500

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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes. 246-222 BC. AV Mnaieion – ‘Oktadrachm’ (26.5mm, 27.76 g, 12h). Posthumous issue under Ptolemy IV. Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 219-217 BC. Bust of the deified Ptolemy III right, wearing radiate diadem and aegis; trident over left shoulder, middle prong ends in a lotus finial / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, radiate and filleted cornucopia; ΔI below. CPE 888; Svoronos 1117; Olivier & Lorber dies 3/11, 99 (this coin, illustrated [but photo switched with no. 119]); SNG Copenhagen 196; BMC 103 (same obv. die); Bement 1851 (same obv. die); Boston MFA 2283; Kraay & Hirmer 803; Nanteuil 452 (same obv. die); Noeske 137; Weber 8264 (same obv. die). Scattered marks, typical die rust and a couple tiny die breaks on obverse, area of light smoothing in reverse field. Good VF.

From the Guy Collection. Ex Freeman & Sear inventory G8882 (2007).


The final winners of all CNG Feature Auction 117 lots will be determined during the live online sale that will be held on 19-20 May 2021. This lot is in Session 2, which begins 19 May 2021 at 2 PM ET.

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