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GREEK BRONZE HEMIDRACHM OF PTOLEMY IV PHILOPATOR, PTOLEMAIC KING OF EGYPT

Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt, Ptolemy IV Philopater. Reigned 222-205-4 BC
Alexandreia mint.
Diameter: 35 mm.; Weight: 31.76 grams

Obverse: Head of Zeus-Ammon right, wearing tainia.

Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; filleted cornucopia to left.

Very fine condition, among the larger bronze issues of the ancient world.

Ex American private collection.

Cf. J. Svoronos. The Coins of the Ptolemaic State. Athens. 1904-08. No. 1127.


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$395


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