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ID:     12120
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy III, Euergetes I
Date Ruled:     247-222 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Drachm
Diameter:     42.3 mm
Weight:     63.819 g
Obverse Description:     Horned head of Zeus Ammon right, wearing taenia
Reverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Eagle with wings closed standing left on thunderbolt, filleted cornucopia left, chi-rho between eagle's legs
Mint Mark:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 964
Reference2:     SNG Cop 171
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=9800