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 Kings of Egypt Ptolemy III Euergetes 24 / A Countermark Ake-Ptolemais mint $90.00 



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Attribution: Svoronos 791; SNG Copenhagen 476; Fethiye 54
Date: 246-221 BC
Obverse: Head of Zeus right
Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt with wings open, tripod to left
Size: 24.18mm
Weight: 11.31 grams
Rarity: 6
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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