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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-G0017
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  P. D. Whitting Collection
Collector:  Whitting, Philip D.
Maker:  Ptolemy IX; Salamis
Denomination:  Tetradrachm
Place made:  Salamis
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  96 BC-95 BC
Metal:  Silver
Diameter (cm):  2.30
Weight (g):  14.23
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Whitting 6330.
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Description:  Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy I r. Reverse: eagle standing l., date (LKA) in field at l.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ (King Ptolemy). Mint-mark: ΣA.

Bibliography:  Seaby 7935

Notes:  Whitting attributed this coin to Ptolemy XI and the mint of Paphos.

3 Related People

Ptolemy IX
Greek

81 BC
Salamis
Greek


Whitting, Philip David
British
1903
1988
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