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PTOLEMY II GOLD HALF MNAIEION ( TETRADRACHM ) – EXCEPTIONAL SPECIMEN OF SVORONOS 604 – CHOICE AU STAR NGC GRADED GREEK PTOLEMAIC COIN (Inv. 12253)

$ 12,500.00

EGYPT.  PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM.  PTOLEMY II PHILADELPHOS WITH ARSINOE II, 285/4-246 BC.
Gold Half Mnaieion (Tetradrachm),  13.88 g., 21 mm. Struck in Alexandria, ca. 272-261/0 BC.
Obv. Conjoined busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II right, Gallic shield in left field, all within dotted border.
Rev. Conjoined busts of Ptolemy I and Berenice I, all within dotted border.
Svoronos 604;  J. Olivier & C. Lorber. “Three gold coinages of third-century Ptolemaic Egypt” in RBN CLIX (2013), no. 194-384.
NGC graded CHOICE AU STAR, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5.