Greek PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM of Egypt Ptolemy II Philadelphos King 285-246 BC Silver Tetradrachm Tyre Mint Ancient Greek Coin, NGC F. NGC F, Ptolemy II Philadelphos Egypt Ancient Silver Greek Tetradrachm Coin.Certified Authentic: NGC F # 4285632-001 (Rare Ancient Graffiti/Banker Marks Issue). Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy II right, wearing aegis around neck. Reverse: , eagle standing left on thunderbolt, to left, club surmounted by Tyre monogram. 14.14 grams - Ancient Silver.
Reference: Svoronos 644; SNG Copenhagen 482-3. Expert Notes : Ptolemy II Philadelphus (Greek: , Ptolemaos Philádelphos 309 BC-246 BC), was the king of Ptolemaic Egypt from 283 BC to 246 BC. He was the son of the founder of the Ptolemaic kingdom Ptolemy I Soter and Berenice, and was educated by Philitas of Cos. He had two half-brothers, Ptolemy Keraunos and Meleager, both of whom became kings of Macedonia (in 281 BC and 279 BC respectively). Both died in the Gallic invasion of 280-279 BC.
(The Tetradrachm in the pics is the silver greek coin you will receive plz check pics to see yourself). Ptolemy II Bio : Son of Ptolemy I, he was made co-ruler by his father two years before the latter's death, thus ensuring a smooth succession. His long reign was a period of growing prosperity for his kingdom, and the capital city of Alexandria was embellished with many splendid new buildings - the Pharos, the Museum and the Library being foremost.He was twice married: in circa 288 B. To Arsinoe I, daughter of Lysimachos of Thrace; and about twelve years later to his own sister, Arsinoe II.
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