PTOLEMY, KINGS OF MAURETANIA AR DENARIUS, 21/24 - 40 C.E.
Mazard 455, About Very Fine with complete inscription, 16.3mm, 2.05 gram, Struck 28/29 C.E. or 31/32 C.E. depending on whether the regnal years of Ptolemy are counted from 21 or 24 C.E.
Obverse: REX PTOLEMAEVS around diademed and draped bust of Ptolemy to right
Reverse: Capricorn to right, date R A VIII (year 8) below
A VERY RARE and very nice denarius of Ptolemy grandson of Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII. The only example we can remember seeing offered in the last few decades with a FULL and CLEAR inscription and date!
Ex: Hanberry Collection, 1970's to early 1990's. Purchased from Frank L. Kovacs