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E-auction 474-385387 - bgr_728538 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY III EUERGETES Dichalque

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Estimate : 80 €
Price : 36 €
Maximum bid : 40 €
End of the sale : 16 May 2022 14:02:00
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Dichalque
Date: c. 246-221 AC.
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 15 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,92 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Flan mince, centré. Revers agréable. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée et cornue de Zeus Ammon à droite.


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, les ailes déployées ; dans le champ à gauche, une corne d’abondance avec ses bandelettes ; un chrisme entre les pattes de l’aigle.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS (Prolemaiou Basilews).
Reverse translation : (Ptolémée roi).


Cette série qui se caractérise par la présence d’une corne d’abondance dans le champ à gauche et d’un chrisme entre les pattes de l’aigle basé sur une drachme de 40 mm et d’un poids de 69 g : comprend : la drachme, le triobole, le diobole, l’obole, l’hemiobole, le trichalque, le dichalque et le chalque.

Historical background

EGYPT - UNITED Ptolemy - Ptolemy III Euergetes

(246-221 BC)

Ptolemy III Euergetes (the Generous) is the son of Ptolemy II Philadelphus and Arsinoe he restored mint on beautiful octodrachmes and divisional involving his parents and grandparents, Ptolemy I Soter and Berenice. The Ptolemaic kingdom reached its zenith under his reign. In permanent conflict with the Seleucids, he invaded Asia Minor and pushed the Egyptian army until the Medes after the assassination of his sister Berenice, widow of Antiochus II. Unrest in Egypt, where Berenice II was regent forced him to end his successful campaign to regain the kingdom. At his death in 221 BC, he left an important empire which dominates the south of Syria and Asia Minor, Egypt and more.

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