Coin; AE35 card

Coin; AE35

LIV.2012.1.2213

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy II, Philadelphus (Brother-Loving); Born 308 BC, died 246 BC; Became king of Egypt in 285 BC Mint: Alexandria Obverse:diademed and horned (?) Ammon head turned to the right Reverse two eagles with closed wings turned to the left The inscription all around very worn :ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ[ΙΛ]ΕΩΣ Melted and charred.