|Coins - Gold - Ancient|
|Realisation Price||16,000.00 AUD|
Nobles Numismatics Pty Ltd / Important Australian, British, World, and Ancient Coins, Banknotes, and Medals - 30/07/2020 / View lot / Lot 3133
EGYPT, Kingdom of, Ptolemy III Euergetes, (246-222 B.C.), gold octadrachm or mnaeion, (27.82 g), Alexandria mint, commemorative issue struck under Ptolemy IV 221-205 B.C. obv. radiate diadem bust of Ptolemy III to right, wearing aegis with trident over left shoulder, middle prong ends in lotus finial, dotted border, rev. radiate and filleted cornucopiae, **DI* below dotted border, around **PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS*, (S.7825, Sv.1117, BMC 103-4 [p.56], SNG Cop.196). Well centred, extremely fine, with underlying mint bloom, very rare. / Ex Robert Tonner Collection. Previously Freeman & Sear, 24 April 2009, with ticket.