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Lot 2047       Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $3,500

EGYPT, Kingdom of, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, (285-246 B.C.), silver decadrachm, (34.28 grams), Alexandria mint, dated as year 23 = 248 B.C., obv. veiled head of Arsinoe II to right, wearing stephane, behind downwards arrow, rev. double cornucopiae, bound with fillet, around ARSINOHS FILADELFOU, (cf.S.7770; Sv. 517, BMC 19). Large piece from edge probably from original time of striking, two small chop marks on cheek, otherwise very fine with attractive dark tone with additional colour.

Svoronos notes six specimens for this year in all collections.

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