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Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy VIII Euergetes, 150 - 116 B.C.
The Extramural Sanctuary of Demeter and Persephone at Cyrene, Libya: pt. 1 by T. V. Buttrey, Ian McPhee, University of Pennsylvania, 1998, University Museum lists this type as struck under Ptolemy VIII as King in Egypt, 145 - 116 B.C. Kreuzer suggests it was struck earlier, 150 - 145 B.C., when Ptolemy VIII was King of Kyrene.
GP66498. Bronze AE 14, Svoronos 1655, Noeske 291, SNG Cop 658, SNG Milan 402, Malter 247, Weiser -, VF, Kyrene (near Shahhat, Libya) mint, weight 1.724g, maximum diameter 13.7mm, die axis 0o
, 145 - 116 B.C.; obverse diademed and horned head of Zeus Ammon right; reverse EYEPΓETOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ (or similar), eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head left, wings open; $25.00
Catalog current as of Monday, June 17, 2019.
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