Registered: March 2005
Location: Piedmont of North Carolina
Kyrene, Kyrenaica (Magas Reconciled with Ptolemy II; 270-261 BC.)
Obv: Diademed head of Ptolemy I with aegis tied around the neck, facing right.
Rev: ΠΤΟΛΕΜ[ΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙ]ΛΕΩΣ, eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, MAΓ monogram in left field.
Attribution: Svoronos 308, pl.3, 20.
Provenance: ex.Gemini 5 (lot#695), 1.6.09; ex. Donald Doswell Collection
Weight: 6.83 gm.
Maximal Diameter: 18 mm.
Note: Excessively rare. Only one other example known (i.e., Svoronos, 19th century Paris sale).
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