Ptolemy IV, Philopator 221-204 B.C. AV Octadrachm

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Ptolemy IV, Philopator 221-204 B.C. AV Octadrachm – The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt

Obverse: Bust of Ptolemy IV

Reverse:  ΠTOΛEMAIOY ΦIΛOΠATOΡOΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt.

Ptolemy IV was the son of Ptolemy III and Berenice II. Under the reign of Ptolemy IV, the decline of the Ptolemaic Kingdom began. Ptolemy IV lacked his father’s strength of character, and most of his time was spent in self-indulgences and drunken orgies.

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 it’s 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 the coin printed on the flip insert.

1 review for Ptolemy IV, Philopator 221-204 B.C. AV Octadrachm

  1. Ariel (verified owner)

    Absolutely stunning copy of an important coin. A real joy of anyone studying Hellenism generally and Ptolemaic Egypt in particular.

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