Co 2014 (Middle Hellenistic bronze coin from Ptolemaic Egypt) [permalink] [show fewer 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 Weight (mm)
16.0
Numismatic Mint
Alexandria (Egypt)
Numismatic Weight (g)
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