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ID:     6870
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy VIII, Euergetes II
Date Ruled:     145-116 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     118 - 117 BC
Diameter:     24.4 mm
Weight:     12.89 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed bust of Ptolemy I right wearing aegis
Reverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ / LΝΓ / ΠA
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, LΝΓ (year 53) left, ΠΑ monogram right
Mint Mark:     Alexandria
Date On Coin:     LΝΓ (year 53)
Primary Reference:     BMC 125
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=4292