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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT Ptolemy VIII 165-116 BC.

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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT Ptolemy VIII 165-116 BC.

Æ 26mm/8.1gm

Cyprus mint.

Obv/ Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right

Rev/ BASILEUS PTOLEMAIOS EYER(GETES); eagle standing left on thunderbolt, one wing spread; narrow Phi to left.

Ref/ Svornos Plate 56b, 18 = S1642

Con/ gVF+, and much better in hand than seen in our photo.

Seller's Note/ This coin is quite rare and you'll not find it on Wildwinds nor any other common source. Why is it so rare? It's the unbroken legend that begins lower left and continues clock-wise right. Such unbroken legends are only found on Ptolemy VIII issues from the Cyprus mint.

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