Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy IX Lathyros, Reign as of , 101 - 88 B.C.
Ptolemy IX Lathyros ("grass pea") was of three times, 116 B.C. to 110 B.C., 109 B.C. to 107 B.C. and 88 B.C. to 81 B.C., with intervening periods ruled by his brother, Ptolemy X Alexander. When this coin was struck Ptolemy IX ruled in and Ptolemy X in .
Serifs are unique to just a few Ptolemaic coins from this time period. Perhaps all are the of a single engraver. Serifs also appear on a very Kition of this ruler. They appear on the K behind the of on the latest of the octadrachms. The heavy-set portrait compares well to MFA 59.51, and not so well to images of Ptolemy I. SH72904. Silver , apparently unpublished and unique!, VF, 13.234 g, maximum 27.0 mm, 0o, Paphos mint, as of , year 27, 91 - 90 B.C.; diademed of Ptolemy IX right, wearing ; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, standing left on a thunderbolt, left, wings closed, date LKZ (year 27) before, ΠA mint mark behind, all letters with serifs; $2020.00 (€1797.80)
Salamis, , Euelthon (or Successors), c. 530 - 500 B.C.
Little is recorded of Euelthon's reign. He dedicated a notable incense to at , which, Herodotus tells us stood in the Treasury of the Corinthians. He struck the first silver coinage of . A ram or ram's was used on of the coins of the kings of from Euelthon to Euagoras I.GA83710. Silver , 8; p. 47, 8 - 9; 33; -, VF, nice , , scratches, edge bump, 0.883 g, maximum 9.7 mm, Salamis mint, c. 530/520 - 500 B.C.; ram's left; blank; ; $500.00 (€445.00)
, 24 June 79 - 13 September 81 A.D., Paphos(?),
visited the Sanctuary of Aphrodite at Paphos in 69 A.D., when the future emperor was on his way to . He consulted the oracle of Aphrodite, and was told that he had a great future.
The 1.2 mm high gray-green conical stone, which once stood at the center of the Sanctuary of Aphrodite at Paphos, was found by archaeologists near the temple and is now in the Museum in Nicosia. It is not a meteorite. RP59007. Silver , 1809, F, encrustations, 5.636 g, maximum 21.0 mm, 0o, Paphos(?) mint, AYTOKPATΩP TITOC , laureate left; NEOY IEPOY, temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, conical stone ( ) at center, Θ in ; ; $320.00 (€284.80)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, VII Thea , 51 - 30 B.C., Paphos,
, in his book The Coinage System of VII and in , assembles evidence dating this to VII instead of the reign of Ptolemy IV used in older references.GB72638. Bronze 1/8 , p. 44, first illustration; 1160 (Ptolemy IV); 649; -, VF, 1.382 g, maximum 12.1 mm, 180o, Paphos mint, diademed of VII as right, hair in melon-coiffure; ΠTOΛEMAIOY − BAΣIΛEΩΣ, double flanked by ribbons; $215.00 (€191.35)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy IX II (Lathyros) or Ptolemy X Alexander, c. 114 - 80 B.C.
After Ptolemy died in 116 B.C., III ruled with her mother II and son Ptolemy IX. In 110 B.C., she replaced Ptolemy IX as co-regent with her second son Ptolemy X. Ptolemy IX regained the throne in 109 but was again replaced in 107 B.C. In 101 B.C., Ptolemy X had his mother III murdered, and then ruled alone or with his niece and wife, Berenice III.GP62519. Bronze AE 14, unpublished, cf. 1696 (1 spec., 35mm), 119 (25mm), -, -, -, -, VF, 2.053 g, maximum 14.2 mm, 0o, Paphos mint, c. 114 - 80 B.C.; of Zeus-Ammon right; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEOΣ, standing left, pesatos(?) with diadem and straps left; possibly unique; $190.00 (€169.10)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, VII Thea , 51 - 30 B.C., Paphos,
, in his book The Coinage System of VII and in , assembles evidence dating this to VII instead of the reign of Ptolemy IV used in older references.GP77444. Bronze 1/4 , p. 44, first illustration; 1160 (Ptolemy IV); 649; -, aVF, porous, 1.539 g, maximum 13.7 mm, 0o, Paphos mint, 51 - 30 B.C.; diademed of VII as right, hair in melon-coiffure; ΠTOΛEMAIOY − BAΣIΛEΩΣ, double flanked by ribbons; $140.00 (€124.60)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, III and Ptolemy IX II (Lathyros), c. 116 - 110 B.C.
The date and reign of issue for this are uncertain. attributed it to Ptolemy IV but noted it may "belong to a later reign." Recent attributions span from Ptolemy to Ptolemy X. suggests it is very similar to 1426, from the mint, with a in place of the silphium .GB65953. Bronze AE 20, 1158 (Ptolemy IV); 455 (2nd century B.C.); 447 (2nd century B.C.); -, -, -, VF, 8.320 g, maximum 20.0 mm, 0o, Kyrene mint, c. 116 - 110 B.C.; of Zeus right with ram's horn, wearing and ; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, two eagles with closed wings standing left on two thunderbolts, silphium in left ; ; $110.00 (€97.90)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy II , 285 - 246 B.C.,
became of Alexander the Great's empire when he defeated . After the succession struggles between Alexander's generals, was ruled by the Ptolemies of .GP90086. Bronze , 363; p. 14, 7; VI 229, 8; 107; 69, 55; 12; -; -, F, green with earthen encrustation, 10.040 g, maximum 20.5 mm, 0o, Salamis(?) mint, c. 285 - 274 B.C.; of Alexander the Great right, wearing scalp headdress; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, standing left on thunderbolt, left, wings closed, EY over XAP left; ex Rusty Romans; $75.00 (€66.75)
, Nikokreon of Salamis, , c. 323 - 315 B.C., In the Name of Alexander the Great
Struck by Nikokreon of Salamis in the name of Alexander the Great. Salamis was a town on the east coast of , at the end of a fertile plain between two mountains, near the River Pediaeus. Nikokreon, the of Salamis, along with the other princes of , submitted to Alexander without opposition in 331 B.C. To pay homage, Nikokreon visited Alexander at Tyre where he distinguished himself by furnishing magnificence theatrical exhibitions for the Emperor. In the war between Antigonos and Ptolemy in 315 B.C., Nikokreon supported the latter and was rewarded by being placed in control of all .GB77989. Bronze 1/2 unit, 3158, 170 - 192, 1125, -, aVF, green , 3.915 g, maximum 17.0 mm, 0o, , Salamis mint, c. 323 - 315 B.C.; Macedonian , facing of ( ) in center, five crescents and five groups of five pellets around; crested Macedonian officer's helmet, flanked by B - A ( , Alexander), lower left; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; $50.00 (€44.50)
and , August 138 - 7 March 161 A.D., Roman
From the Butte College Foundation, ex .
On 24 Jan 138, selected Antoninus as his new successor. After a few days' consideration, Antoninus accepted. He was adopted on 25 Feb. As of Hadrian's terms, Antoninus adopted and , the son of . The adoption of was probably a suggestion of Antoninus himself, since he was the nephew of his wife. At Hadrian's request, Antoninus' daughter was betrothed to .RP78031. Bronze provincial , cf. p. 85, 42 ff.; 85, aF, centered, scratches, corrosion, pitting, 22.836 g, maximum 33.4 mm, 180o, mint, AVT K T AIΛ A∆P ANTΩNINOC CEB EV, laureate of right; M AVPHΛIOC VIOC CEBAC, bare-headed, draped of right; from the Butte College Foundation, ex ; BIG 33 mm bronze; ; $50.00 (€44.50)
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