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 Kings of Egypt. Ptolemy III Æ12 / A Counterstamp $165.00 





Attribution: Unpublished denomination
Date: 246-221 BC
Obverse: Laureate bust right
Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, A in counterstamp above
Size: 14.69mm
Weight: 2.16 grams
Rarity: 10
Description: An interesting bronze which Richard Ashton suggests was minted in or near Telmessos and perhaps counterstamped at Halicarnassus. Many of these tripod bronzes are found in the collection of the Fethiye museum and are considered a local coinage.See R.H.J. Ashton, "The Ptolemaic coins in Fethiye Museum," Spink Numismatic Circular CX/1 (February 2002), pp. 7-12


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