Wildwinds

Ancient Coinage of Egypt, Ptolemy IV

Browse the Ptolemy IV page with thumbnail images.


Note: In his book, M. Kreuzer re-attributes some coins of Ptolemy IV to Cleopatra VII. We shall continue to use the standard accepted works for attribution.
SNGCop 199Ptolemy IV. 221-205 BC. AE 42mm. Head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on a thunderbolt.TextImage
SNGCop 221Ptolemy IV, Philopater, AE40. 221 - 205 BC. Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right. / PTOLEMIAOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, looking back at cornucopiae under right wing.TextImage
SNG Milano 216G28 Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy IV,221-205 BC, AE 39 (74.71g). Head of Zeus-Ammon right / eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae to left. SNG Milano 216. TextImage
SNG Milano 268Ptolemy IV AE38. Head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left, cornucopiae in field to left.TextImage
Svoronos 853Ptolemy IV Philopator AR Tetradrachm, “Era” coinage, uncertain mint, ca 215 BC. Diademed head of deified Ptolemy Soter right, with aegis at neck / PTOLEMAIOU SWTHROS, eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt. SNG Cop 539.TextImage
Svoronos 873Kyrenaika, Kyrene. Under the Ptolemies, c221-140 BC. AE 15mm. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, female (Libya?) head left, cornucopiae below chin. SNG Cop 449.Text
Text
Image

Image
Svoronos 974Ptolemy IV AE 36mm. Head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae behind, monogram between legs. SNGCop 227.TextImage
TextImage
Svoronos 974vPtolemy IV Philopator AE 38. Alexandria mint. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt; cornucopiae over shoulder, E between legs. SNG Cop 227.TextImage
Svoronos 987Egypt, Ptolemaic Kings. Ptolemy IV Philopator. 221-205 BC. AE 38mm . Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, looking right; cornucpiae at shoulder, E below. SNG Cop 224. TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
Svoronos 992Ptolemy IV AE41 (drachm), Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left, on thunderbolt, small cornucopiae before, SE between legs. SNG Cop 205.TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
Svoronos 993PTOLEMY IV. 221-204 BC. AE32. Head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMIAOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae to left. SE between legs. SNGCop 212.TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
TextImage
Svoronos 1124PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM. Ptolemy IV Philopator (222-205 BC). Silver tetradrachm (13.83 gm). Alexandria. Jugate busts right of Sarapis, draped & laureate with basileion, & Isis, draped & in stephane topped by disc & horns / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt, head reverted, filleted double cornucopiae under far wing, DI between legs. Svoronos 1124; SNG Copenhagen 197-198. TextImage
TextImage
Svoronos 1125Ptolemy IV AE 43mm. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae left, DI between legs. SNG Copenhagen 199.TextImage
Svoronos 1129Ptolemy IV Philopator. 222-205 BC. Tyre mint. 70gr; 41.93 mm. Head of Zeus-Ammon right, wearing taenia / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; wings closed, DI between legs, club in left field. Svoronos 1129; Weiser 48.TextImage
Svoronos 1139 varPtolemy IV Philopator, Egypt. 225-205 BC. AV Oktadrachm (27.76 gr.). Alexandreia (?) mint. Struck under Ptolemy V, 204-203 BC. Diademed, draped bust right / PTOLEMAIOU FILOPATOROS, eagle standing right on thunderbolt. B in right field. Svoronos 1139 var (field mark); EHC 321 var; BMC 33-34 var.TextImage
Svoronos 1148Ptolemy IV AE 40mm. Head of Zeus Ammon right / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, looking back, wings open; SE between legs.TextImage
Svoronos 1149Ptolemy IV AE 36mm. Head of Zeus Ammon right / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, looking back, wings open; S between legs.TextImage
Svoronos 1155Ptolemy IV, Egypt, 221-205 BC. AE 15mm, 3.47g. Helmeted bust of a beardless male right / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, filleted cornucopiae at shoulder. Svoronos 1155, SNGCop 235.TextImage
Svoronos 1161Ptolemy IV with Arsinoe III, AE16.5mm, 2.08 gr. Head of Arsinoe III right, wearing stephane and necklace / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, single cornucopiae bound with a fillet. Svoronos 1161; SNG Cop 649-650; BMC 5.TextImage
Svoronos 1166Ptolemy IV Philopator AE 38mm-Pentobol. Alexandria mint. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / Eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt; cornucopiae over shoulder, L between legs. TextImage
Svoronos 1168Ptolemy IV Philopator, Egypt. 221-204 BC. AE 32, Cyprus or Alexandria mint. Dated Year 11 = 211 BC. 20.96 gr. Laureate head of Zeus right / PTOLEMAIOY BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, head turned back right, filleted cornucopiae on shoulder, L between eagle's legs. Svoronos 1168.TextImage
Svoronos 1170Ptolemy IV, AE 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, head right, cornucopiae on shoulder. L between legs. Svoronos 1170; Paris 705.TextImage
Svoronos 9528Ptolemy IV Philopator, 221-204 BC. AE38 mm, 41.72 gr. Head of Zeus Ammon right, hair bound in a taenia / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head right, holding filleted cornucopiae. A between the eagle's legs. Svoronos 9528 (smaller version of Svoronos 974).TextImage
Sear #7834Ptolemy IV AR Tetradrachm. Jugate busts of Serapis & Isis right / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, head reverted; cornucopiae tied with fillet over shoulder, AEI between legs. SNG Cop 197, Svoronos 1124.TextImage
Sear #7837Ptolemy IV AR Tetradrachm. Tyre mint. Diademed head of Ptolemy right / PTOLEMAIOU SWTHROS, eagle standing left on thungerbolt. TYP monogram above club left, WS right. Svoronos 1180.TextImage
Sear #7841Ptolemy IV AE41 (drachm). Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, cornucopiae before, DI between legs. Svoronos 1125, SNG Cop 199, BMC 108.
( 4 ex.)
Sear #7843Ptolemy IV AE33. 221-205 BC. Zeus / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae to left. SNG Cop 222, Svornonos 1167. TextImage
Sear #7850Ptolemy IV AE14. Head of Arsinoe III in stephane / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, double cornucopiea bound with fillet. Svoronos 1160; BMC 4. TextImage
Svoronos: Coins of The Ptolemies, text and plates kindly supplied by E. Waddell on the Digital Library of Classical Works
Catalogue of Greek coins in the British Museum. The Ptolemies, (PDF) on scribd.com

Coins Main PageBrowse by Sear Greek Coins NumberGreek Coins by City or RulerSearch All Entries

Click here for a list of Reference Abbreviations.