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Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy IV Philopator AR Tetradrachm. Alexandria, circa 217-215/0 BC. Jugate draped busts right of Serapis and Isis / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right; filleted double cornucopiae over shoulder, ΔI between legs. Svoronos 1124; SNG Copenhagen 197-8; Noeske 139; Boston MFA 2284; SNG Berry 1488; Dewing 2760. 14.17g, 26mm, 1h.

Near Extremely Fine; old cabinet tone.

Ex Bernard Poindessault (1935-2014) legacy.

This type is thought to have been issued in celebration of the Ptolemaic victory over the Seleukids at the battle of Raphia during the Fourth Syrian War.

Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy IV Philopator AR Tetradrachm. (rxvi369)

Price: £4,102.40

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