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Zeus Ammon on Ptolemy IV Hemidrachm
Zeus Ammon portrait by master die artist. In unusually high relief and expressive style. Uncommon for this type (~ 35mm, 35gm). Issued ca. 220BC at Alexandria mint. This is one Zeus that looks like he really might just get up and step right off the coin or turn around and have something to say of great mythological significance :)
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Album name:PtolemAE / The Pantheon - Gods, Goddesses and Personifications
Keywords:Ptolemy ZeusAmmon Greek Bronze
File Size:89 KB
Date added:Mar 02, 2012
Dimensions:400 x 400 pixels
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Randygeki(h2)  [Mar 03, 2012 at 02:46 AM]
wonderful portrait!
Enodia  [Mar 03, 2012 at 05:05 AM]
a very lifelike, although somewhat forlorn looking Zeus.
quadrans  [Mar 03, 2012 at 07:36 AM]
very nice
Kained but Able  [Mar 03, 2012 at 11:19 AM]
Eye popping deep tone and exquisite detail on Zeus.
Jay GT4  [Mar 04, 2012 at 02:23 AM]
cicerokid  [Mar 04, 2012 at 07:29 AM]
That is really great work