PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy III Euergetes I 246-221 BC.AE.Drachma.~~~Zeus Ammon~#~Eagle.

Ancient Coins - PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy III Euergetes I 246-221 BC.AE.Drachma.~~~Zeus Ammon~#~Eagle.
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy III Euergetes I� 246-221 BC.AE.Drachma. ( 43.10g, 40mm, 12h)
Diademed bust of Zeus Ammon right.
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛ(ΕΩΣ), eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head reverted, cornucopiae on back decorated with four fruits and bound with fillet , E between legs.
Ref:Sv.974, SNG Cop 224-226.
better than very fine, attractive� brown patina.


Both Svoronos and the Copenhagen syllogue attribute this coin to Ptolemy IV but recent hoard evidence now suggests an issue of PtolemyIII.See Catherine Lorber "Large Ptolemaic bronzes in Third centuary Egyptian hoards" AJN 12.New York 2000.
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