PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy V or Ptolemy VI. 204-180 B.C. or 180-145 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 14.04 gm. 27 mm. Alexandreia mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis around neck / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; no control marks. Svoronos 1231 and 1489. SNG Copenhagen 244-245 and 262-268. Boston MFA 2290-2292. Noeske 176-177 and 192-193. Extremely Fine; rich highly attractive cabinet tone; old cleaning marks/scratches, all fully toned; well centered and struck on broad even flan.
Ex Blaser-Frey Auction 21 (1970), lot 889 (per James Beech tag from 2008; not verified).
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