Currency/exchange; Coin; Obol



Coin of Ptolemy III Euergetes (Benefactor); Born c.280 BC, died November/December 222 BC; Became king of Egypt in 246 BC Mint: Alexandria Obverse: horned Ammon head right, wearing taenia, and a dotted border; Reverse:eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, cornucopia on left, monogram between his legs and a dotted border can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟΛΕΜ]ΑΙΟΥ [ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΕ[ΩΣ]