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Live auction - bgr_364539 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY II PHILADELPHUS Tétradrachme

EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY II PHILADELPHUS Tétradrachme AU
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Estimate : 850 €
Price : 760 €
Maximum bid : 760 €
End of the sale : 29 September 2015 14:35:15
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: c. 274/273-273/272 AC.
Mint name / Town : Alexandria
Metal : silver
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 14,24 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sur un flan ovale parfaitement au droit, légèrement court sur la légende au revers. Très beau portrait de Ptolémée. Revers bien venu à la frappe avec le détail du plumage de l’aigle. Jolie patine de médaillier gris foncé avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient du stock de Derzypolsky (Dijon) en 2001 et de la collection François Charrin

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé de Ptolémée à droite avec l'égide nouée autour du cou.

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, les ailes entr'ouvertes ; dans le champ à gauche, un bouclier.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEXS// S/ E.
Reverse translation : (Ptolémée roi).

Commentary


Même coin de droit que l’exemplaire du trésor de Gülnar II, Meydancikkale (n° 3853, pl. 102). Un graffiti en forme de croisette sous le bouclier.

Historical background


EGYPT - UNITED Ptolemy - Ptolemy II Philadelphus

(285-246 BC)

Ptolemy II succeeded his father in 283 BC, but it was associated with the business before that date. Married in 288 BC Arsinoe, daughter of Lysimachus, he married a second time in 276 BC, his sister, Arsinoe II. Daughter of Ptolemy I and Berenice, she had married successively Lysimachus and Ptolemy Ceraunos, his half-brother, and was deified, identified with the goddess Hathor, when she died in 271 BC Ptolemy was an important issue coinage restitution to remember him. During the last twenty-five years of his life, Ptolemy II had completed the Lighthouse of Alexandria.

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