Egypt, Kingdom of, Ptolemy V Epiphanes (205-180 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (14.08 g), Alexandria mint, obv. diademed head of Ptolemy I to right, with aegis, dotted border, rev. eagle to left with closed wings, standing on thunderbolt, around BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, (S.7856, Sv. 1231, SNG Cop. 244-5, Pitchfork -). Attractively toned, good extremely fine with a spectacular portrait, scarce.
Ex Brian Bolton Collection and previously Antiquarius New Zealand, 2010, with tickets.