Co 2014 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin from Ptolemaic Egypt) [permalink] [show more links]
Type
Inventoried Coin
Logical part of
Chicago/Indiana/Vanderbilt Excavations Inventoried Coins
Typological identification
Coin
Description
Typical Ptolemaic flan and dimple at the center of each side.
Preservation comment
Wear: P. Slightly chipped edge; extensive, moderate pitting and severe cratering.
Axis (1-12
6
Numismatic Diameter (mm.)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (grs.)
3.61
Obverse Description
Head of Zeus-Ammon or king(?) to right
Reverse Inscription
[ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙ]ΟΥ – ΒΑ[ΣΙΛΕΩΣ]
Belongs to Historical Period
Middle Hellenistic (Historical Period)
Material
Bronze (Material)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Eagle (Visual Motif)
Has visual motif (depicts)
Zeus/Jupiter (Visual Motif)
Photograph
Photograph
Suggested citation
“Co 2014 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin from Ptolemaic Egypt).” In Kenchreai Archaeological Archive, edited by J.L. Rife and S. Heath. The American Excavations at Kenchreai, 2013-2022. <http://kenchreai.org/ke/co2014>