Greece (ancient) - Deux tétrachalques du Royaume lagide: Ptolémée II Philadelphe (285-246 av. J.C.) / Ptolémée IV Philopator (221-205 av. J.C.) - Bronze

Description
Greece (ancient) - Deux tétrachalques du Royaume lagide: Ptolémée II Philadelphe (285-246 av. J.C.) / Ptolémée IV Philopator (221-205 av. J.C.) - Bronze
Various conditions

1. Ptolemy II Philadelphus tetradrachm (285-246 B. C).


Obverse: crowned and horned head of Zeus-Ammon facing right.

Reverse: Eagle standing left on a thunderbolt, wings folded Legend: PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS.

Bronze.
Diameter: 36 mm
Weight: 27.33 g
Centring hole on both sides.


2. Ptolemy IV Philopator's tetradrachm (221-205 B. C).

Obverse: laureate head of Zeus to the right.

Reverse: Eagle standing on a lightning bolt facing to the left, wings partially open; Legend: PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS.

Bronze.
Diameter: 33 mm
Weight: 35.20 g
Centring hole on both sides.

Origin: private French collection, Paris.

Lot details
Metal
Bronze
Denomination
Deux tétrachalques du Royaume lagide:
Year/Period and Variation
Ptolémée II Philadelphe (285-246 av. J.C.) / Ptolémée IV Philopator (221-205 av. J.C.)
Condition
Various conditions
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