Ptolemy II, 285-246. Gold pentadrachm, ca. 285-272 BC,…

Ptolemy II, 285-246. Gold pentadrachm, ca. 285-272 BC, Alexandria. Obv. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis around neck. Rev. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ – ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ. Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings starting to open. F et A in left field. BMC p. 10, n° 89 (Ptolemy I); J. N. Svoronos, Les monnaies du royaume des Ptolémées, Athènes, 1904 (in greek), n° 370, pl. 9/18.
Gold. 17.78 g.
As struck, nice UNC

Ex. NGSA auction 4, 11-12 december 2006, lot 117.

(via Numissearch.com – Ancient Coins – Greek Coins – Ptolemaic kings of Egypt)

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