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ANCIENT “PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM OF EGYPT GOD ZEUS-AMMON and 2 EAGLES” BRONZE COIN | British & Far East Traders Lifestyle & Shopping Blog
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ANCIENT “PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM OF EGYPT GOD ZEUS-AMMON and 2 EAGLES” BRONZE COIN

    

ANCIENT “PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT” BRONZE COIN
DEPICTING KING OF THE GODS ZEUS-AMMON &
2 EAGLES PERCHED ON A LIGHTNING BOLT
ANTIQUITIES | HISTORY |
COINAGE | CULTURE | CIVILIZATIONS |
HERITAGE | GREEKS | EGYPTIANS | 
PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM | NUMISMATICS
   
DETAILS:
 
MEASUREMENTS:
Approx. 23 grams (A LARGE COIN)
Approx. 3 cm in diameter
 
MATERIALS:
BRONZE METAL
 
IDENTIFYING MARKS:
OBVERSE:
KING OF THE GODS ZEUS (GREEK)
depicted with rich curls of hair and beard
and showing the HORN of the EGYPTIAN DEITY AMMON.
 
This is the case because the last pharaohs of EGYPT 
(THE PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM),
of which THE QUEEN CLEOPATRA belongs
have a GREEK HERITAGE.
During their reign, this GREEK HERITAGE was reflected
in their coinage and other things. 
 
REVERSE:
2 EAGLES perched on a LIGHTING BOLT,
LIGHTNING BOLT pertaining to the GOD OF LIGHTNING
KING OF THE GODS ZEUS.
EAGLES represent authority over the whole dominion
of the PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM,
watching over the lands, territory, and to everything that 
belongs to it. 
 
NOTES / OTHER DETAILS:
STRUCK INDENTATION to the CENTRE OF THE COIN
signifies DEMONETISATION.
    
A VERY BEAUTIFUL, TACTILE, AND COLLECTABLE PIECE. 
    
 
 

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