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Live auction - bgr_666763 - EGYPT - LAGID OR PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM - PTOLEMY VI PHILOMETOR Tétradrachme

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Estimate : 600 €
Price : 560 €
Maximum bid : 759 €
End of the sale : 15 June 2021 14:35:19
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Tétradrachme
Date: an 31
Mint name / Town : Alexandrie, Égypte
Metal : silver
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 14,07 g.
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Très bel exemplaire, idéalement centré des deux côtés. Joli revers de style fin ainsi qu’un portrait bien venu à la frappe. Patine grise avec de légers reflets dorés
Catalogue references :


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


Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, les ailes repliées.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS.
Reverse translation : (Ptolémée roi).

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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