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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Ptolemaic Egypt| > GP94526
Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy IV Philopator, 221 - 204 B.C.
|Ptolemaic| |Egypt|, |Ptolemaic| |Kingdom| |of| |Egypt,| |Ptolemy| |IV| |Philopator,| |221| |-| |204| |B.C.|, Lorber CPE B503b and Svoronos 1149 are the same as Lorber CPE B503a and Svoronos 1148 but with the addition of the cornucopia countermark. Lorber CPE B503c has an additional countermark with the Greek letters ∆E.

Ptolemy IV is a major protagonist of the apocryphal 3 Maccabees, which describes events following the Battle of Raphia, in both Jerusalem and Alexandria.
GP94526. Bronze tetrobol, Lorber CPE B503b; Svoronos 1149; SNG Cop 211; Weiser 140; BMC Ptolemies p. 75, 76; Hosking 42; SNG Milan 230 (all with same c/m), aVF, dark patina, rough, corrosion, obverse edge beveled, central depressions, Alexandria mint, weight 42.143g, maximum diameter 37.4mm, die axis 0o, 219 - 204 B.C.; obverse horned head of Zeus Ammon right, wearing taenia; reverse ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ (King Ptolemy), eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, head turned back right, ΣE monogram between eagle's legs; countermark: cornucopia in a rectangular punch; from The Ray Nouri Collection; $95.00




  






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