Ptolemy VI Tetradrachm - 180 BC. A silver tetradrachm issued under Ptolemy VI Philometor ("Mother Lover"). Minted in Alexandria, during Ptolemy's first reign, circa 180 - 170 BC. The obverse with the founder of the dynasty, Ptolemy I. The King is shown wearing a scaly aegis, visible at his neck and a thin diadem which cuts through his wild hair. The reverse with the symbol of Zeus, the eagle. The creature's talons gripping a thunderbolt and the inscription reading: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ "King Ptolemy"
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