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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.TextFull Size
Didrachm Ptolemy 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. TextFull Size
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. TextFull Size
SNGCop 339Egypt, Ptolemy VIII, 145-116 BC, AE25. Alexandria Mint, Head of bearded Herakles right, wearing lion scalp. / PTOLEMAIU BASILEWS, eagle standing left. TextFull Size
SNGCop 660 Egypt. 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. TextFull Size
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Svoronos 1226 Ptolemy 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. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1491 Ptolemy VIII Euergetes AE 35mm Hemidrachm. Cyprus mint. Diademed bust of Isis right / Eagle standing left on winged thunderbolt. cf. SNG Copenhagen 694. TextFull Size
Svoronos 1520 Ptolemy 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. TextFull Size
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Svoronos 1640 Ptolemy 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. TextFull Size
AE17 Ptolemy VIII, AE17. Cyprus Mint. Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right. / PTOLEMAIOY... ..WS, Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, lotus before. TextFull Size
AE23 Ptolemy VIII, AE23. Cyprus Mint, Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right. / PTOLE...EWS Eagle standing left, on thunderbolt, lotus before. TextFull Size
Svoronos: Coins of The Ptolemies, text and plates kindly supplied by E. Waddell on the Digital Library of Classical Works
Entry for Egypt, Ptolemy VIII on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Ptolemy VIII in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum
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