Egypt, Kingdom of, Ptolemy II, Philadelphos, (285-246 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, Alexandria mint, struck 284-283 B.C. (Davesne & Le Rider chronology based on Meydancikkale Hoard), (14.15 g), obv. head of Ptolemy to right with aegis, rev. eagle to left on thunderbolt with closed wings, to left P above PAR monogram, around PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, (cf.S.7771, Sv.255, SNG Cop.459, Weber 8236, BMC 59, Meydancikkale 3391ff.). Toned, nearly extremely fine and scarce in this condition.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously from Noble Numismatics Sale 91 (lot 3565), coming from the Gordon Parry Collection and previously from the Ponterio and Associates Auction Sale 47, April 30, 1991 (lot 1353).