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Note: Many of the bronze types now believed to be of Ptolemy III are listed in Svoronos under Ptolemy II.
AE10 CM Ptolemy III (?) AE10. Diademed head of Zeus right / Eagle standing left, A in circular countermark to right. TextFull Size
BMC 39Egypt, Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-221 BC. AE41. Head of Zeus Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt looking right. BMC 39. TextFull Size
BMC 64fPtolemaic Egypt, Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-221 BC, AE25, (12.22g) Tyre Mint, Head of Zeus right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, Eagle standing left, on thunderbolt, club before. BMC 64f. TextFull Size
BMC 64fPtolemy III, struck 244-243 BC, AE23mm. Zeus' head to right / Eagle stands left, wings closed, club (for Tyre mint) in left field. TextFull Size
SNGCop 177Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy III, Euergetes, 246-221 BC. AE28, uncertain mint. Obv: Head of Zeus Ammon right. Rx: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae before and C between legs. TextFull Size
SNGCop 189ffPtolemy III. 246-221 BC. AE 30mm. Head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, club in left field. TextFull Size
SNGCop 190.1Egypt, Ptolemaic Kings. Ptolemy III Euergetes I. 246-221 BC. AE 34mm. Diademed head of Zeus right / Eagle left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae in left field. TextFull Size
SNGCop 190Egypt, Ptolemaic Kings. Ptolemy III Euergetes I. 246-221 BC. AE 32mm. Diademed head of Zeus right / Eagle left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae in left field. TextFull Size
SNGCop 644Ptolemy III, 246-221 BC, AE29mm, minted on Cyprus. Head of Zeus-Ammon right / Statue of Aphrodite standing on a base. TextFull Size
SNGCop 647Ptolemy III AE16. 246-221 BC. Head of Zeus Ammon right / Facing cultus-statue of Aphrodite. TextFull Size
Svoronos 707 Egypt. Ptolemy III. 246-221 BC. AE36. Head of Zeus-Ammon / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, club in left field. TextFull Size
Svoronos 786 Ptolemy III AR Tetradrachm. Ake-Ptolemais mint. Diademed bust of Ptolemy right, in aegis / PTOLEMAIOU SWTHROS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; monogram before, monogram behind. TextFull Size
Svoronos 915 Ptolemy III Euergetes AR Tetradrachm. Lebedos mint. Diademed head right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae in left field, grape bunch to right. TextFull Size
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Svoronos 964 Ptolemy III. 246-221 BC. AE 41mm Drachm. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae tied with fillet before, PX monogram between legs. SNG Cop 171. TextFull Size
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Svoronos 965 Ptolemy III AE 34mm Hemidrachm. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae tied with fillet before, monogram between legs. SNG Cop 173. TextFull Size
Svoronos 967 Ptolemy III AE 26. Diademed and horned head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head turned, wings closed, cornucopia before, Chi-Rho monogram between legs. Svoronos 967; SNG Cop 178. TextFull Size
Svoronos 969 var.Ptolemy III, 246-221 BC, AE19 mm. Zeus head to right / Eagle standing left, wings closed; Chi-rho monogram between legs, no symbol in left field. Svoronos 969 var. TextFull Size
Svoronos 974Ptolemy III Euergetes. AE drachm, 246-222 BC. Alexandria mint. 38mm, 50.55 g. Head of Zeus-Ammon right, wearing taenia / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; wings closed, head right, cornucopiae over shoulder, E between legs. Svoronos 974; Weiser 91; SNG Copenhagen 224.TextFull Size
Svoronos 977Ptolemy III Philopater, AE25 Dichalkon, 221-204 BC, Alexandria Mint. Head of Alexander right, wearing elephant skin headdress, horn of Ammon and aegis / PTOLEMAIOY BASILEOS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, E between legs. Svoronos 977.TextFull Size
Svoronos 1000 Ptolemy III AE 20mm. Diademed bust right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae over shoulder. SNG Copenhagen 193. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1005 Ptolemy III AE 29mm. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Cult statue of Aphrodite. SNG Copenhagen 644. TextFull Size
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Svoronos 1006 Ptolemy III. 246-221 BC. AE 24mm. Uncertain Cypriot mint. Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right / Cult statue of Aphrodite on base, head adorned with modius. SNGCop 645. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1007 Ptolemy III AE21. Paphos Mint, Cyprus, Horned head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, facing cult statue of Aphrodite. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1008Ptolemy III AE17. Paphos Mint, Cyprus, Head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIU BASILEWS, facing cult statue of Aphrodite. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1035 Ptolemy III AR Tetradrachm. Ptolemais mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt. SNGCop 473cf. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1036 Ptolemy III Euergetes AR Tetradrachm. Ake Ptolemais, 244/3 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis tied round neck / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, ΠΤ monogram (mintmark) above ME monogram in left field, date Γ (regnal year 3) above A in right field. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1043v Ptolemy III AR Tetradrachm. Gaza mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy I, struck in high relief & fine style / eagle standing left on thunderbolt. TextFull Size
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Svoronos 1117 Ptolemy III AV Octodrachm. Alexandria mint, struck 221-205 BC under Ptolemy IV. Radiate & diademed bust of deified Ptolemy III right, in aegis & resting trident on shoulder / BASILEWS PTOMEMAIOY, radiate cornucopiae, bound with royal diadem, DI below. BMC 103, SNG Cop 196. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1127 Ptolemy III AE35 Hemidrachm. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae tied with fillet before, monogram between legs. SNGCop 201-2. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1140Ptolemy III, BC 246-221, Head of Zeus Ammon right / eagle standing left, head turned back, PUE monogram between legs, TextFull Size
Sear #7790Ptolemy III Gold tetradrachm. ADELQWN, conjoined busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II right / QEWN Conjoined busts of Ptolemy I and Berenike I. Svoronos 604 BMC 4-5.
Sear #7809Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-221 BC, AR Tetradrachm. Tyre Mint, Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis / PTOLEMAIOU SWTHEROS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, monogram and club in field to left.
Sear #7810Ptolemy II or III AR Tetradrachm. ca 250 BC. Sidon mint, Diademed head of Ptolemy II(?) as Zeus right, with aegis at neck. / PTOLEMAIOU SWTHPOS, eagle standing left, on thunderbolt, monogram & M before, date at right.
Sear #7814Egypt, Ptolemy III Eurgetes (246-221 BC) AE42 Drachm. Diademed head of Zeus right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae in left field.
Sear #7815Egypt, Ptolemy III Eurgetes (246-221 BC) AE37 Hemidrachm. Diademed head of Zeus right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right, cornucopiae at right shoulder.
Sear #7817Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-221 BC, AE34 (=1/2 drachm). Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOY BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae before,
Sear #7819Ptolemy III AE24 obol. Head of Alexander the Great right, wearing elephant skin headdress / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, Eagle standing right, wings open, dot between legs.
Sear #7820Ptolemy III Euergetes, 246-221 BC, AE28. Cyprus Mint, Head of Zeus right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, facing cult statue of Aphrodite standing on prow. Svoronos 1000, BMC 59.
Sear #7822Ptolemaic Egypt, Berenike II, wife of Ptolemy III, AE20. Diademed bust of Berenike II right / Eagle standing left. Svoronos 1053.
See also: The Lawrence University Buerger Collection: Gold octodrachm of Ptolemy III
Svoronos: Coins of The Ptolemies, text and plates kindly supplied by E. Waddell on the Digital Library of Classical Works
Daniel Wolf's database of Ptolemaic Bronzes
Entry for Egypt, Ptolemy III on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Ptolemy III Euergetes I in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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