PTOLEM VI (180-145 B.C.) or PTOLEM VIII (145-116... - Lot 6 - Christophe Joron Derem

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PTOLEM VI (180-145 B.C.) or PTOLEM VIII (145-116... - Lot 6 - Christophe Joron Derem
PTOLEM VI (180-145 B.C.) or PTOLEM VIII (145-116 B.C.) Golden Octodrachma (100 drachmas) in the name of Arsinoe II. Alexandria. 27.97 g. Formerly attributed to Ptolemy II (Svoronos 475). A/ Veiled and draped bust of Arsinoe on the right wearing the stephanè, surmounted by a sceptre. K behind the head. R/ ARSINOHS - FILADELFOU Double horn of plenty accosted by a bunch of grapes hanging on either side, with a floating strip on each side. Svoronos 1904, p. 247, n°1498, pl. LI/18 - SNG Copenhagen n° 322, pl. XI. Expressive portrait of Arsinoe divinized. Superb copy. Provenance: Sale Hôtel Drouot, Paris, November 7, 1983, n° 99.
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