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ID:     PC1066
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy II, Philadelphos
Date Ruled:     285-246 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     258 BC
Diameter:     26 mm
Weight:     14.05 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛEMAIOY ΣΨ9ΤΗΡΟΣ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing on thunderbolt, left, ΣΙ and ΔΙ monograms to left, KH monogram to right
Date On Coin:     KH = 28 (258 BC)
Mint:     Sidon
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 729
Photograph Credit:     Tom Mullally
Grade:     Very Fine