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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Geographic - All Periods| > |North Africa| > |Kyrenaica| > GP17527
Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Revolt of Magas in Kyrene, c. 276 - 249 B.C.
|Kyrenaica|, |Ptolemaic| |Kingdom| |of| |Egypt,| |Revolt| |of| |Magas| |in| |Kyrene,| |c.| |276| |-| |249| |B.C.|, Magas was the stepson of Ptolemy I, the son of Berenice I, and half-brother to Ptolemy II. In 276 B.C., he crowned himself King in Kyrene, married the daughter of Antiochos I and invaded Egypt with his Seleukid allies. The Seleukid army was defeated by Ptolemy II and Magas faced an internal revolt of Libyan nomads. Still, Kyrene remained independent as long as he lived.
GP17527. Bronze obol, Svoronos 328; BMC Ptolemies p. 39, 27-28, aVF, Kyrene (near Shahhat, Libya) mint, weight 6.360g, maximum diameter 18.5mm, die axis 0o, 276 - 250 B.C.; obverse diademed bust of Ptolemy right; reverse ΠTOΛEM BAΣIΛ, eagle left, with wings open, MAΓ monogram left; reverse slightly off-center, brick-red patina, Ex-Boston MFA (1917 accension) with ticket; rare; SOLD











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