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Nomos 24 Realized: 8000 CHF
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy V Epiphanes, 205-180 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 13.98 g, 12 h), Soloi in Cilicia, after circa 200 BC. Jugate busts to right of Serapis, laureate, bearded and draped, and Isis, crowned, diademed and draped. Rev. ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ Eagle with closed wings standing on thunderbolt to left, his head turned back to right, with cornucopia at his shoulder; in field to left, owl facing to left above ME; in field to right, monogram of AP. Landvatter 94-96 var (O-/R-; this obverse die is as yet unrecorded for the mint of Soloi). Svoronos 1136 var. Extremely rare; a complete, spectacular coin of lovely style. Some traces of corrosion and a small edge crack, otherwise, extremely fine.

obolos webauction 23

Obolos 23 Realized: 260 CHF
ISLANDS OFF THRACE, Thasos. Circa 412-404 BC. Hemiobol (Silver, 9 mm, 0.40 g, 5 h). Head of bald and bearded Silenos to right. Rev. Θ-Α-Σ-[Ι] Two dolphins, one above the other, swimming left and right; all within shallow incuse. HGC 6, 340. Le Rider, Thasiennes 12. Sweet little coin. Fine Classical style. Very fine.

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