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ID:     3900277
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy VI, Philometer I
Date Ruled:     180-145 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 29
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     170-164 BC
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     23.11 g
Obverse Description:     Head of Zeus right.
Reverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟY ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Two eagles standing left with wings folded; a double cornucopiae in left field, ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟY ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ around.
Primary Reference:     Svornos 1424
Reference2:     SNG Cop 304ff
Reference3:     Sear 7900
Photograph Credit:     Calgary Coin
Source:     http://calgarycoin.com
Grade:     VF, mid-brown patina.
Notes:     The double eagle reverse is symbolic of two Kings on the throne at the same time. It only appears on Ptolemaic bronzes in two periods, with the other being the brief joint rule of Ptolemy I and II.