15th Feb, 2023 10:30 GMT/BST

Coins & Banknotes

  Lot 5


3 x Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt, Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-221 BC) Tetrobols, (38mm, 46.42g; 39mm, 45.27g; 38mm, 38.73g respectively), each with obv. diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right, two with rev. eagle standing left with closed wings, head looking back at cornucopia on shoulder, E between legs, (Svoronos 974; SNG Copenhagen 224; cf. BMC Ptolemaeus IV 41); the other with similar rev. but closed E between legs (cf.BMC Ptolemaeus IV 138); centration dimples, Fine to AVF

Sold for £130
Estimated at £100 - £200


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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