Stephen Album Rare Coins
Auction 43  12-15 May 2022
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Lot 29

Starting price: 18 000 USD
Price realized: 20 000 USD
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EGYPT (PTOLEMAIC): Ptolemy VI Philometor, 181/0-145 BC, AV octodrachm-mnaieion (27.72g), Paphos, Cyprus, year 34 (148/7 BC), Svoronos- (unrecorded date), SNG Copenhagen-, struck in the name of the deified Queen Arsinoe II (died 270 BC), head right with ram's horn, veiled and wearing stephanos, lotus-tipped scepter in background // double cornucopiae bound with fillet, pomegranates and grape clusters hanging from the brim of each horn, date (LΛΔ) and mintmark (ΠA) on either side, APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, faint scratches, Strike 5/5, Surface 2/5, NGC graded Choice EF, RR.

For a similar example of this unpublished date, see Heritage Auction 3097, Lot 30035.

Estimate: 20,000-25,000 USD
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