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12.000 dollar PTOLEMY III Gold Coin on Ebay

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Would you buy a coin for 12 grand plus on ebay?



Here's a nicer example that sold in May 2012 for 33% less:






Your example (not nearly as nice):






Ptolemaic kings of Egypt, Octodrachm,Alexandria, Ptolemy IV Philopater (221-205), c. 217 BC, AV, (g 27,72, mm 27, h 12). Radiate and diademed bust of deified Ptolemy III to r, wearing aegis and holding trident on shoulder,...radiate cornucopiae, bound with royal diadem;


Rare. Fine style. good extremely fine.


The portrait of Ptolemy IV shows the great trasformation of Hellenistic portraiture. After Alexander

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