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Live auction - bgr_791884 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY V EPIPHANES Tétradrachme

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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 360 €
Maximum bid : 360 €
End of the sale : 24 January 2023 14:23:14
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 31
Mint name / Town : Alexandria
Metal : silver
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 13,47 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli revers. Fine usure régulière. Patine grise
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée de Ptolémée à droite avec l’égide.


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

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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