Egypt, Kingdom of, Ptolemy II, Philadelphos, (285-246 B.C.), AE 27, obol, (16.83 g), Alexandria mint, struck c.266-265 B.C., obv. laureate head of Zeus to right, rev. eagle to left with open wings standing on thunderbolt, around BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, dotted border, (S.7782, Sv.553, Weiser 11, SNG Cop. 119-120). Deeply toned, good very fine and scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Status International Sale 2009, lot 5499 with tickets.