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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphus (285-246 BC). AE48 or drachm (76.10 gm). NGC VF 4/5 - 2/5, scratches (photo certificate). Bearded head of Zeus right, wearing taenia and horn of Ammon, flower on forehead, dotted border / ΠTOΛEMAIOY-BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; head right, wings spread; E between legs. Svoronos 446. SNG Copenhagen 142.

    Note - the photo certificate ascribes this example to the reign of Ptolemy III Euergetes (246-222 BC), however, Svoronos does not list an AE48 module under the E series for that ruler.


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