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bgr_808954 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY V EPIPHANES Diobole

EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY V EPIPHANES Diobole VF
110.00 €(Approx. 119.90$ | 96.80£)
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Type : Diobole
Date: c. 205-180 AC
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : bronze or copper
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 20,05 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré sur un flan à bords biseautés à l’usure importante, lisible et identifiable. Joli patine marrron marbrée de rouge
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Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d’Isis à droite, coiffée d’une couronne de roseaux avec une chevelure ornementée et des mèches tombant sur la nuque.

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, les ailes déployées.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS.

Commentary


Point de centrage des deux côtés.

Historical background


EGYPT - UNITED Ptolemy - Ptolemy V Epiphanes

(204-180 BC)

Ptolemy V, King 5 years, died at 29. He was crowned Pharaoh in Memphis in 197 BC This event was immortalized by the Rosetta Stone that Champollion was transcribing 2,000 years later, delivering the key to hieroglyphics. Ptolemy V married Cleopatra I, daughter of Antiochus III, and left two minor son Ptolemy VI and VIII.

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