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Lot 4114

Egypt, Ptolemaic Kingdom. In the name of Arsinoê II, time of Ptolemy VI - Ptolemy VIII, 180-116 BC. Gold Tetradrachm (13.93g) minted at Alexandria. Diademed and veiled head of Arsinoê II right, wearing stephane and ram's horn; lotos-tipped scepter over left shoulder; to left, K. Reverse: APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY. Double cornucopiae bound with fringed fillet. Svoronos 1500. Well struck in high relief. A marvelous specimen and lustrous. Many times scarcer than the larger oktadrachms. Nearly Mint State.
Estimated Value $20,000 - 25,000.
The Hunter Collection. Ex Stack's Sale, December 3, 1996, lot 90; Stack's Sale, April 30, 1964, lot 29.

Realized $32,200

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