Creator

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Period

Hellenistic

Ruler

Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-222 BC)

Mint

Tyre

Province or Region

Egypt

Metal

Bronze

Denomination

16

Weight

3.55g

Obverse Description

Head of Zeus Ammon, r., laureate.

Reverse Description

Eagle stands l., on thunderbolt; club in field. ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΕ

Comments

Son of Alexander III's General whi founded Ptolmaic Empire.

Publisher

Pepperdine University Libraries

Digital Collection

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land

Credit Line

The John Wilson Coin Collection - Ancient Coins of the Holy Land [digital resource], Pepperdine University Special Collections and University Archives

Document Type

Article

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