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Maker(s):

Ptolemy V (203 BC-180 BC); ruler
Alexandria; mint; inferred

Collection:

Post Collection

Category:

coin

Name(s):

Greek; Series
Egypt; subseries
Kings of Egypt; subsubseries

Date:

203 B.C. 180 B.C.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, origin, country

Production
Note:

Lathe scar to centre both sides

Technique:

struck (metalworking); object

Material:

bronze; object

Dimension(s):

weight, object, 16.95, g
die axis, object, 315, degrees
image(width), 26.92, mm
image(height), 26.63, mm

Acquisition:

given; 2007-11-19; The Post Family Trust

Provenance:

Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt for $28.00

Inscription(s):

design; obverse; Female head right wreathed in corn, all in circle of points
design; reverse; PTOLEMAIOU BASILEOS; Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings half-closed, in circle of points

Alternative
Number:

Svoronos; 1234

Accession:

Object Number: CM.6537-2007
(Coins and Medals)
(record id: 166100; input: 2008-12-05; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/166100



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