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GREEK, Ptolemaic Egypt, Ptolemy III Large Bronze
Ptolemy III - ca 240BC - Alexandria - Drachm
Bronze - 43.1-43.9mm - 73.2gm - 11h
CHI/RHO monogram in eagle's legs
Svoronos 964, SNG Cop. 172
Not especially rare type, but always rare this nice. A real monster, too.
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Album name:PtolemAE / The Best of Type!
Rating (22 votes): (Details)
Keywords:Ptolemy, ptolemaic, bronze, large bronze, greek
File Size:691 KB
Date added:Nov 23, 2009
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mihali84  [Nov 23, 2009 at 04:28 AM]
Well centered! Excellent detail! Just beautiful
goldenancients  [Nov 23, 2009 at 05:39 AM]
absolutely gorgeous!
Titus Pullo  [Nov 23, 2009 at 05:21 PM]
It's a monster at 73g's! Fantastic coin!
Enodia  [Nov 24, 2009 at 06:37 PM]
an amazing piece of bronze art... undoubtedly a very proud addition to your collection and certainly a 'Best of Type'. thanks for sharing!
Nikos K  [Nov 24, 2009 at 08:07 PM]
Absolutely fantastic coin! what a beauty!
Joe Sermarini  [May 22, 2011 at 11:16 AM]
*Alex  [Jun 05, 2011 at 09:18 AM]
Steve E  [Apr 08, 2012 at 05:14 AM]
The best bronze coin I've ever seen, by far!
kelly r2  [Mar 04, 2014 at 05:45 AM]
Beautiful detail and perfect strike with eye appeal on a huge coin ! Very nice
Carausius  [Feb 23, 2018 at 11:36 PM]
Best large Ptolemaic bronze I've ever seen. Stunningly beautiful surfaces!