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bgr_808955 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY V EPIPHANES Diobole

EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY V EPIPHANES Diobole XF
195.00 €(Approx. 210.60$ | 165.75£)
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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 : 15,84 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire centré à bords biseautés, bien venu à la frappe pour ce type. Belle tête d’Isis. Revers de style fin. Patine marron foncé
Catalogue references :

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


Poids léger. Point de centrage des deux côtés.

Historical background


EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY V EPIPHANES

(204-180 BC)

Ptolemy V, king at 5, died at 29. He was crowned Pharaoh in Memphis in 197 BC. This event was immortalized by the Rosetta stone that Champollion was to transcribe 2,000 years later, delivering the key to the hieroglyphic writing. Ptolemy V married Cleopatra I, daughter of Antiochus III, and left two minor sons: Ptolemy VI and VIII.

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