Again, which Ptolemy and how can I tell?

Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Neal, Jun 23, 2019.

  1. Neal

    Neal Well-Known Member

    I bought this out of a batch of loose ancients at a local coin show several years ago. I think it is Ptolemy II or III, but I cannot tell for sure. Any help is much appreciated IMG_7537.JPG IMG_7541.JPG .
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  3. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    Heh... twenty minutes ago in another thread I typed instructions on how to attribute Ptolemaic bronzes so I'll paste a link to that post here :D.

    Your coin has significant corrosion though so it may not be possible to accurately nail it down. Posting the size and weight is necessary for these coins.
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  4. Neal

    Neal Well-Known Member

    Thanks! I'll give it a try.
  5. TIF

    TIF Always learning. Supporter

    What's the size and weight?
  6. ominus1

    ominus1 Well-Known Member Ptolemy ....:D..(lV?)
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