The Ptolemaic Dynasty of Egypt was a Hellenistic Kingdom that started after the death of Alexander the Great. Egypt was one of the wealthiest of all ancient cultures and their vast wealth was reflected in their amazing coinage.
Ptolemy I, one of Alexander's generals, became the ruler and self-declared pharaoh of Egypt from 323-282 BC. The Ptolemaic family reign lasted until the death of Cleopatra VII and the Roman conquest in 30 BC. Ancient gold coins from this timeframe, called octodrachms, are some of the largest and most impressive in ancient history, containing nearly one ounce of pure gold!
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- Ptolemy III Bronze AE16 NGC XF 5x3This design type is most often see in the larger denominations, this is the first we have encountered in this smaller size. Impressive and beautiful coin that depicts the head of Zeus on the front with an eagle on the reverse. Great color and a fantastic coin for the money. Coin shown is the exact coin you will receive. Learn More$858.00
- Ptolemy III Bronze Zeus NGC XF 5x3Outstanding coin in terms of size that depicts Zeus on the obverse and a perched eagle on the reverse. Weighing well over an ounce of pure bronze, this 2,200 year old Egyptian coin is an impressive one and is very nice for the assigned grade. Learn MoreNow Only $1,995.00 Regular Price $2,046.00