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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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Joe Sermarini  [Jun 07, 2011 at 11:29 PM]
WOW!
mwilson603  [Jun 10, 2011 at 07:29 PM]
Ditto!
ickster  [Jun 11, 2011 at 05:22 AM]
Wonderful in all respects!
Minos  [Jun 11, 2011 at 03:39 PM]
The nearest to perfection these can get IMO !
Legatus  [Aug 21, 2011 at 11:10 PM]
I thought it was perfection. Great coin!!
Bruno V.  [Aug 23, 2011 at 07:11 PM]
What a chin! 5*