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EGYPT. The Ptolemies.
Ptolemy V Epiphanes, 204-181 B.C.
AV-Octodrachm, c. 204-202, Sidon. Struck in the name of Ptolemy IV.
Av.: Bust of king Ptolemy to r., wearing diadem and chlamys.
Rv.: Eagle to r. on thunderbolt, in r. field letters.
BoC: 18/1, 1993, p.29.
FAKE – This counterfeit copies an octodrachm which appeared and was published for the first time in 1990/1991 (see Leu auction 52, 1991, lot 136).