Ptolemy III, Euergetes 246-221 B.C. AV Octadrachm

(1 customer review)

$ 20.00

Diameter: 26 mm
24k Gold plated fine pewter

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SKU: EGY-24 Categories: , ,

Description

Ptolemy III, Euergetes 246-221 B.C. AV Octadrachm – The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt

Obverse: Radiate and diademed bust of deified Ptolemy III

Reverse: ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, radiate cornucopiae,

Ptolemy III was the eldest son of Ptolemy II and his first wife, Arsinoe I. During his rule, the Ptolemy Kingdom reached its apogee as an international power. Early in his rule he invaded Syria (the Seleukid Empire) to avenge the murder of his sister Berenike. He occupied Antioch and reached Babylon.

This museum-quality coin reproduction of Ancient Greek Hellenistic Egyptian Coinage is an exact copy of the coin held in the British Museum. Add this to your collection and research its history.

Diameter: 26 mm

Material: 24k Gold plated fine pewter

Made by us in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.

1 review for Ptolemy III, Euergetes 246-221 B.C. AV Octadrachm

  1. Ariel (verified owner)

    At this coin Ptolemy III with his Solar crown and a trident makes a perfect impression of a divine ruler, a conqueror of land and sea. A beautifully executed copy, faithfully representing its original; a joy to any educated collector.

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