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Ancient Coinage of Egypt, Ptolemy VIII

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BMC 132 varPtolemy VIII Euergetes, 145-116 BC, Cyrenaica mint. 45 mm, 57.74 gr. Head of Zeus Ammon right, wearing taenia / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU EUERGETOU, cornucopiae, bound with a fillet. BMC 132 var (one cornucopiae); Mueller Coll. 467.TextImage
DidrachmPtolemy VIII (?), AR didrachm. Uncertain Mint, probably Cypriot, possibly Phoenician. Diademed & curly haired bust right, in aegis / Crude legend, PTOLEAMIOU BASILEWS, Eagle standing right on thunderbolt. TextImage
SNGCop 334Ptolemy VIII AE23. 145-116 BC. Head of Alexander the Great right, clad in elephant's skin headdress / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt. TextImage
SNGCop 339Egypt, Ptolemy VIII, 145-116 BC, AE25. Alexandria Mint, Head of bearded Herakles right, wearing lion scalp. / PTOLEMAIU BASILEWS, eagle standing left. TextImage
SNGCop 660Egypt. Ptolemy VIII, 145-116 BC. AE 27 (17.16 gm), mm. Lotus, of Cyprus, uncertain mint. Head of Zeus-Ammon / Eagle standing on thunderbolt. SNG.Cop.660v. TextImage
Svoronos 1226Ptolemy VIII, AR didrachm. Arados Mint, struck 112/111 BC. Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, in aegis / PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing on thunderbolt, P IC (or E) (Year 15) at left, E between legs. SNGCop 561. TextImage
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Svoronos 1491Ptolemy VIII Euergetes AE 35mm Hemidrachm. Cyprus mint. Diademed bust of Isis right / Eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt. cf. SNG Copenhagen 694. TextImage
Svoronos 1520Ptolemy VIII Euergetes AR Tetradrachm. Alexandria mint, dated Year 49 (122/1 BC). Diademed bust of Ptolemy I right, in aegis / Eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt; date to left, PA to right. SNG Copenhagen 330. TextImage
Svoronos 1640Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (170-116 BC) AE46. Cyrene. Horned head of Ammon right, in taenia with basileion / BASILEWS PTOLEMAIOU EUERGETOU, filleted double cornucopia, F in left field. TextImage
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AE17Ptolemy VIII, AE17. Cyprus Mint. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right. / PTOLEMAIOY...WS Eagle standing left, on thunderbolt, lotus before.TextImage
AE23Ptolemy VIII, AE23. Cyprus Mint, Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right. / RTOLE. . . EWS Eagle standing left, on thunderbolt, lotus before. TextImage
See alsoEntry for Egypt, Ptolemy VIII on the Digital Historia Numorum
Svoronos: Coins of The Ptolemies, text and plates kindly supplied by E. Waddell on the Digital Library of Classical Works
Search for Ptolemy VIII in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
Search for Ptolemy VIII at AncientImports.com
Search for Ptolemy VIII at Incitatus Coins

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