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GREEK, Ptolemaic Egypt, Ptolemy VI Philometor
Silver Tetradrachm
Alexandria mint
Struck c. 170-164 B.C.
27mm 14.2g
Obv: Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis.
Rev: PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt.

Svoronos 1489; SNG Copenhagen 265

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Date added:Jun 07, 2011
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Joe Sermarini  [Jun 08, 2011 at 12:29 AM]
WOW!
mwilson603  [Jun 10, 2011 at 08:29 PM]
Ditto!
ickster  [Jun 11, 2011 at 06:22 AM]
Wonderful in all respects!
Minos  [Jun 11, 2011 at 04:39 PM]
The nearest to perfection these can get IMO !
Legatus  [Aug 22, 2011 at 12:10 AM]
I thought it was perfection. Great coin!!
Bruno V.  [Aug 23, 2011 at 08:11 PM]
What a chin! 5*
ThatParthianGuy  [Dec 16, 2015 at 11:15 PM]
Looks like it was just struck! Purely amazing.
NORMAN K  [Dec 25, 2015 at 08:02 PM]
absolutely amazing. I can only wish to have a coin like that.