obolos 15
24. May 2020
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Lot 520
Starting Price: 75 CHF
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
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PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 306-282 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.97 g, 12 h), Alexandria, after 306. Diademed head of Alexander right, wearing the horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle with spreadwings, standing to left on thunderbolt; to left, aphlaston above helmet. Lorber B23. SNG Copenhagen 36-7. Svoronos 172. Zervos p. 327, n. 1. Very rare, one of the earliest coins to bear a portrait of Alexander with only a diadem. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.

From an old American collection, bought from Alex Malloy in the 1970s.
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Online bidding closes:
24 May 2020 19:20:00 CEST
Current Date & Time:
22 Oct 2020 22:24:11 CEST
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Hammer Price:
75 CHF by MailBidder9866 (Bids: 1)

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Lot 520
Starting Price: 75 CHF
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, 306-282 BC. Hemiobol (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.97 g, 12 h), Alexandria, after 306. Diademed head of Alexander right, wearing the horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ Eagle with spreadwings, standing to left on thunderbolt; to left, aphlaston above helmet. Lorber B23. SNG Copenhagen 36-7. Svoronos 172. Zervos p. 327, n. 1. Very rare, one of the earliest coins to bear a portrait of Alexander with only a diadem. Some uncleaned deposits, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 75 CHF
Lot 521
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-222 BC. Obol (Bronze, 21.5 mm, 8.16 g, 12 h). Diademed bust of Ptolemy I to right, wearing aegis around his neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛEMAIOY ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ Head of Libya to right with double cornucopia under her chin. Asolati 68D. Lorber B490. Svoronos 870 (as Ptolemy II), pl. 34, 31. Obverse slightly rough, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
Lot 522
Starting Price: 50 CHF
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-222 BC. Chalkous (Bronze, 15 mm, 2.26 g, 12 h), Alexandreia. Head of Zeus-Ammon to right, wearing tainia. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOΥ Eagle with closed wings standing to left on thunderbolt; in field to left, trident. Svoronos 840. SNG Copenhagen -. Pleasant dark brown patina. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 50 CHF
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