A LARGE BRONZE PTOLEMAIC COIN

A LARGE BRONZE PTOLEMAIC COIN


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1209370
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Reign of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (c. 285-256 B.C.)

Tyre mint.

Obverse: Diademed Zeus Ammon facing right.

Reverse: Eagle facing left on lightning bolt with club in left field; DI between eagle’s legs. PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS from left to right.

Dotted border on both sides of coin.

37.55 g; 33.5 mm diameter

Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.

Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

J.N. Svoronos, “Ptolemaic Coinage”, trans. Catherine Lorber (Athens, 1904); 706, Plate XXb-15