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Ancient Coinage of Egypt, Ptolemy VI

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Svoronos 1112Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy VI Philometor, (180-145 BC), AR Tetradrachm. Aradus mint, dated year 90 of the Aradian era, 170 BC, or Pelusium, year 90 of the Soter era, 173/2 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis, tied around neck / ΠTOΛEMAIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ, eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt, retrograde R in left field. SNG Cop 547. TextImage
Svoronos 1205Ptolemy VI Philometor AR Tetradrachm. Arados mint, dated CY 90 (170/169 BC). Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, in aegis / ΠTOΛEMAIOY ΣΩTHΡOΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt; retrograde P (date) to left. BMC 18, SNGCop 547. TextImage
Svoronos 1208Egypt, Ptolemy VI AR Tetradrachm. Arados mint, Year 92 (=168/7 BC). Diademed head of Ptolemy right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. TextImage
Svoronos 1216Ptolemy VI Philometor AR Didrachm. Aradus, 151/0 BC, or Pelusium, 154/3 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis at neck / Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, P—Q across field. Mørkholm 246–257. TextImage
Svoronos 1217cfPtolemy VI AR Didrachm. Arados mint, Year 110 (150/149 BC). Diademed head of Ptolemy I right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, date P-I in fields. SNG Cop 557. TextImage
Svoronos 1235Ptolemy VI Philometor, 180-145 BC. under Cleopatra I Thea. AE-26 mm, 16.63 gr. Head of Isis right, wreathed with corn and with hair in long locks / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread, monogram in left field. Svoronos 1235; Weiser 131; SNG Cop 248.TextImage
Svoronos 1342Ptolemy VI AR Tetradrachm. Paphos Mint, Cyprus, Year 19 = 162/161 BC, Diademed head of Ptolemy I right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, year LIQ to left, PA to right, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. SNGCop 576. TextImage
Svoronos 1380Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra I AE31. Cyprus, Paphos mint, 180-170 BC. BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ KΛEOΠATΡAΣ, diademed head of Zeus Ammon right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, two eagles with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolts, PA monogram between the second eagle's legs, double cornucopiae in left field. Svoronos 1380; SNG Copenhagen 274; Sear 7902.TextImage
Svoronos 1384
Sear #7903
Egypt, Ptolemy VI, 180-145 BC, AE25. Head of Isis right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left, wing open, on thunderbolt. Svoronos 1384, SNGCop 279-286. TextImage
Svoronos 1401Ptolemy VI Euergetes. 180-145 BC. AE22. 10.70 gr. Cyprus mint. Head of Zeus Ammon right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, head facing left, lotus flower in left field. EUL between legs. Svoronos 1401; SNG Cop 295; Sear Greece 7899 var.TextImage
Svoronos 1424Joint rule of Ptolemy VI and VIII AE30, 22.93g; 30mm, after 169 BC. Ptolemaic Kingdom. Head of Zeus Ammon right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, Two eagles standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopiae in left field. Sear 7901; Svoronos 1424; SNG Cop 305-307.TextImage
Svoronos 1426
Sear 7901
Ptolemy VI AE 22mm Diobol. Struck 180-176 BC. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, two eagles standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae before. Svoronos 1426, SNG Cop 315. TextImage
Svoronos 1445Ptolemy VI Philometor AR Tetradrachm. Paphos mint, dated RY 31 (151/0 BC). Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, in aegis / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, , eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt; date to left, PA to right. SNG Copenhagen 620. TextImage
Svoronos 1452cfPtolemy VI AR Tetradrachm. Cyprus, Salamis Mint, Year 18 = 164/163 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis at neck / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, date LIZ and SA to left, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, lotus bud to right. SNG Cop 567cf, BMC 25. TextImage
Svoronos 1486cfPtolemy VI Philometor of Egypt AE 24x22 (obol). Struck c. 145 BC at an Uncertain Syrian Mint, probably Ptolemais. Diademed head of Zeus right / ΘEOY ΠTOΛEMAIOY ΦIΛOMHT, eagle with open wings standing right on thunderbolt. TextImage
Svoronos 1489EGYPT, Ptolemy VI. 180-145 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed bust of Ptolemy right, wearing aegis / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, , agle standing left on thunderbolt. SNG Copenhagen 262ff. TextImage
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Svoronos 1489vEgypt, Ptolemy VI AR Tetradrachm. Diademed bust of Ptolemy right, wearing aegis / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. SNG Copenhagen 264. TextImage
Svoronos 1496Ptolemy VI AE16 of Paphos Mint, Cyprus. Head of bearded Hercules right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left, on thunderbolt. TextImage
Svoronos 1499
Sear #7888
Arsinoe II AV Octadrachm. Cyprus mint, Year 20 = 162/161 AD. Veiled bust of Arsinoe II right, K behind / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae, bound with fillets, tendrils at base. SNG Cop 322, Svoronos 1499. TextImage
Svoronos 1802Egypt. Ptolemy VI Epiphanes AR Didrachm. 19.36 mm., 6.86 g. Uncertain mint in Cyprus. Bust of Ptolemy as Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy, thyrsos over shoulder / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings spread, Macedonian helmet in left field. Svoronos 1802.TextImage
Sear #7888Arsinoe II AV Octadrachm. Cyprus mint, Year 20 = 162/161 AD. Veiled bust of Arsinoe II right, K behind / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae, bound with fillets, tendrils at base. SNG Cop 322, Svoronos 1499.
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Sear #7892Ptolemy VI, AR tetradrachm. 144/143 BC, Paphos Mint, Cyprus, Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, aegis at neck / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, LKL before, PA behind. TextObv*Rev
Sear #7896Ptolemy VI Philometer AR Didrachm. Diademed head of Ptolemy right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing right on thunderbolt.TextImage
Sear #7897Ptolemy VI AR didrachm. Cyprus Mint, Diademed head of Ptolemy VI as Dionysos right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left, wings closed. Svoronos 1798.TextObv*Rev
Sear #7900Ptolemy VI & Ptolemy VII, joint reign, 170-163 BC. AE 31mm. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, two eagles standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae before. SNGCop 307-314.
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Sear #7901Ptolemy VI AE 22mm Diobol. Struck 180-176 BC. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, two eagles standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopiae before. Svoronos 1426, SNG Cop 315.
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Sear #7902Ptolemy VI Philometor and Cleopatra I AE31. Cyprus, Paphos mint, 180-170 BC. BAΣIΛIΣΣHΣ KΛEOΠATΡAΣ, diademed head of Zeus Ammon right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY, two eagles with closed wings, standing left on thunderbolts, PA monogram between the second eagle's legs, double cornucopiae in left field. Svoronos 1380; SNG Copenhagen 274; Sear 7902. TextImage
Sear #7903Egypt, Ptolemy VI, 180-145 BC, AE25. Head of Isis right / ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left, wing open, on thunderbolt. Svoronos 1384, SNGCop 279-286.
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Sear #6038Marathos, Phoenicia, Ptolemy IV, AE21. Draped bust of Ptolemy IV as Hermes right, caduceus at shoulder / Phoenician inscriptions, Marathos or Asklepios-Eshman standing left, leaning on column. BMC 21-23.
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See also: Perseus Project database, coins of Ptolemy VI Philometer
Svoronos: Coins of The Ptolemies, text and plates kindly supplied by E. Waddell on the Digital Library of Classical Works
Entry for Egypt, Ptolemy VI on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Ptolemy VI in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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