YORYM-A5BAC4: Greek and Roman Provincial Coin : Hemidrachm of Ptolemy VI Philometor

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-A5BAC4

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A copper-alloy hemidrachm of Ptolemy VI Philometor dating to the period c.186 - 145 BC. Two eagles standing left, side-by-side on thunderbolt, cornucopia to left. Cypriot mint.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
Period from: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
Period to: GREEK AND ROMAN PROVINCIAL
Date from: Circa 186 BC
Date to: Circa 145 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.7 mm
Weight: 7.9 g
Diameter: 21.4 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths
Identified by: Mrs Rebecca Griffiths

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E06073

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Coin data (numismatics)

Denomination: Hemidrachm view all attributed records
Ruler/issuer: Ptolemy VI
Obverse description: Diademed head of Zeus-Ammon right
Reverse description: Two eagles standing left, side-by-side on thunderbolt, cornucopia to left
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Camblesforth (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE6426
Four figure Latitude: 53.72648415
Four figure longitude: -1.03147997
1:25K map: SE6426
1:10K map: SE62NW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

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