15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 2


Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt, Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221BC) AE Drachm (43mm, 76.07g), obv. Zeus-Ammon diademed head right, rev. ΠTOΛEMAIOΥ BAΣIΛEΩΣ around eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopia left field, Chi-Rho between legs, (BMC 87; Svoronos 964; Weiser 71; SNG Copenhagen 171), verdigris and surface deposit, otherwise VF

Sold for £140
Estimated at £80 - £120


Auction: Coins & Banknotes, 15th Feb, 2023

An interesting and eclectic mix of coins spanning over 1000 years of history will go under the hammer in Tennants Auctioneers’ Coins & Banknotes Sale on 15th February. Amongst the nearly 600 lots are rare and fine examples such as a Gold Proof Set issued in 1937 to mark the Coronation of George VI, an AE Drachm produced in Alexandria mint in the reign of the Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 BC), a Portuguese Joao V (1720-56) 4 Escudos (Peca) minted in Lisbon in 1727 and two consecutively numbered Bank of England white five pounds.


Tuesday 14th February 10am-5pm and the morning of the sale from 8am

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