Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt, Ptolemy V Epiphanes AR Tetradrachm (26mm, 14.3g, 3h). Diademed, draped bust of the deified Ptolemy IV Philopator right / PTOLEMAIOU FILOPATOROS, eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, SI between legs. Svoronos -; McClean -; BMC -; Jameson -; Mørkholm XIII, pl 24, 10 var. 529; but from Phoenician mint and with BASILEWS reverse legend.A rare variant of an extremely rare type, with a legend proper to Ptolemy IV. Otto Mørkholm (Portrait Coinage of Ptolemy V in Essays Thompson) notes that this die was used at Sidon for striking the series with the Philopatoros legend before being transferred to the military mint in Phoenicia, where the die appears to have been used for a period and then recut. The item "Ptolemy V Epiphanes Silver Tetradrachm Circa 202-200 BC" is in sale since Monday, March 15, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\Ancient\Greek". The seller is "antikpat" and is located in London.
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