A RARE SILVER DIDRACHM OF PTOLEMY VI PHILOMETOR (160/59 BCE)

A RARE SILVER DIDRACHM OF PTOLEMY VI PHILOMETOR (160/59 BCE)


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Reign of Ptolemy VI Philometor (180-145 BCE)

Cypriot Mint, Year 100 (160/59 BCE)

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

Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt facing left. P (date) between legs of eagle. PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS.

Rare issue. Coin in fine condition.

Weight: 6.5g; Diameter: 20mm

Bibliography:

Svoronos, 1209/1210 var (year 100 not included in Svoronos)

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