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ID:     24848
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy II, Philadelphos
Date Ruled:     284-247 BC
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 265 - 260
Diameter:     20 mm
Weight:     13.813 g
Obverse Legend:     Α∆ΕΛΦΩΝ
Obverse Description:     Jugate busts of Ptolemy II Philadelphos, diademed and draped, and Arsinoe II, diademed and veiled, shield behind
Reverse Legend:     ΘΕΩΝ
Reverse Description:     Jugate busts of Ptolemy I Soter, diademed and wearing aegis, and Berenike I, diademed and veiled
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     BMC Ptolemies p. 40, 4 - 5
Reference2:     SNG Cop 133
Reference3:     Svoronos 604
Reference4:     SGCV 7790
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=23777