EGYPT:ALEXANDRIA .Ptolemy VI Philometer and Cleopatra II 180-145 BC.AE.30.Naming his sister-wife Cleopatra II

Ancient Coins - EGYPT:ALEXANDRIA .Ptolemy VI Philometer and Cleopatra II 180-145 BC.AE.30.Naming his sister-wife Cleopatra II
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EGYPT:ALEXANDRIA .Ptolemy VI Philometer and Cleopatra II�180-145 BC.AE. ( 23.91g,30mm, 12h)
1st period of reign180-170 BC.
ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΗΣ ΚΛΕΩΠΑΤΡΑΣ, around bust of Zeus Ammon.
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, Two eagles standing left on thunderbolt, corncucopiae infront, monogram ΠΑ between legs of second eagle.
Ref:SNG Cop 275 ( Alexandria mint ).
Very fine.� Rare issue naming his sister-wife�Cleopatra II.


The mint-signature ΠΑ for Paphos,Cyprus was adopted by the later Ptolemies for the production of Alexandrian� silver tetradrachms , the theory is that the Cypriot issues were of higher silver content.The difference can be seen with the naked eye as those of Alexandria have a greyish colour. it is, however,� curious that some�copper coins should also�bear the same mint-signature.The flan of this coin is that of the mint of� Alexandria- those of Cyprus are distinct.
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