A Collection of the Coins of Damascus

Date of Auction: 29th September 2008

Sold for £1,050

Estimate: £1,000 - £1,200

Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemaic Kingdom, CLEOPATRA VII, Æ, yr. 280 [33/32], diademed bust right, rev. Tyche seated left holding cornucopiæ, river-god swimming below, all within wreath, 6.73g/12h (RPC 4783; de Saulcy p.34, 3-4). Very fine, green-brown patina, very rare (£1,000-1,200)