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ID:     25005
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy III, Euergetes I
Date Ruled:     247-222 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Hemidrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. c. 246-230
Diameter:     41.5 mm
Weight:     50.767 g
Obverse Description:     Head of Zeus Ammon right, wearing taenia
Reverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ / E
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing half left on fulmen, wings closed, head right, filleted cornucopia ascending behind from shoulder, E between legs
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 974
Reference2:     SNG Cop 224-226
Reference3:     Weiser 91-92
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=23927