PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT

Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II 

145-116 BCE, Alexandreia mint

AE28, 29.1 gm

Obv: Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right

Rev: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ BΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ; Two eagles with their wings closed standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopia to left

Ref: Svoronos 1424B (Joint reign of Ptolemy VI and VIII); Weiser 142 (Ptolemy V); SNG Copenhagen 308-310 (Joint reign of Ptolemy VI and Ptolemy VIII); Noeske 212-5 (Joint reign of Ptolemy VI and Ptolemy VIII); Lorber & Faucher Series 7C