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bgr_753592 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY VI PHILOMETOR Chalque

EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY VI PHILOMETOR Chalque VF
125.00 €(Approx. 136.25$ | 103.75£)
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Type : Chalque
Date: c. 180-176 AC.
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypt
Metal : bronze or copper
Diameter : 24 mm
Orientation dies : 11 h.
Weight : 10,61 g.
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée à l’usure régulière. Joli portrait. Patine foncée
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée de Zeus-Ammon à droite, cornue.

Reverse


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche posé sur un foudre ; devant, une fleur de lotus.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS.
Reverse translation : (de Ptolémée roi).

Commentary


Point de centrage visible des deux côtés.

Historical background


EGYPT - UNITED Ptolemy - Ptolemy VI Philometor

(180-145 BC)

Ptolemy VI was the eldest son of Ptolemy V and Cleopatra I Thea. The regency of his mother lasted until 176 BC and reigned jointly with her brother Ptolemy VIII 170-164 BC He married his sister Cleopatra II whom he had two daughters and Ptolemy VII. He died of his wounds in battle Alexander I Balas.

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