A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY II PHILADELPHUS

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY II PHILADELPHUS


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1277528

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Reign Ptolemy II Philadelphus

Sidon Mint; Year 33 (253 BC)

Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I wearing aegis facing right.

Reverse: Eagle facing left on thunderbolt. SI over monogram in left field. Date LG in right field. PTOLEMAIOU SOTEROS “Ptolemy the Savior”

In extremely fine condition.

Weight: 13.5g; Diameter: 29mm

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

J.N. Svoronos, "Ptolemaic Coinage", trans. Catherine Lorber (Athens, 1904); 740

SNG Copenhagen, 515