Numismatica Genevensis SA

Auction 11

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Numismatica Genevensis SA, Auction 11

A Royal Collection

Mo, 18.11.2019, from 02:30 PM CET
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Mo, 18.11.2019, until 10:00 AM CET

Description

Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt.
Ptolemy I Soter, as Satrap, 323-305 BC. Gold Stater, circa 313-311 BC, Alexandria. Diademed head of Alexandre the Great wearing elephant's scalp headdress, an aegis and with the horn of Ammon, to the right / Prow of a galley to the right. 8,53g. Gulbenkian 1071; Jameson 999; Svoronos 25 and pl. I, 22-23.
Extremely fine.
From the Mieza collection, NAC 46 (2 April 2008) 303 and the auction Nomos 7 (15 May 2013), 149.
This coin, one of four examples known and the only one in private hands, is one of the greatest rarities of Ptolemaic coinage.

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