LEIC-9D4903: Greek Ptolemaic bronze coin

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COIN

Unique ID: LEIC-9D4903

Object type certainty: Certain
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Greek copper alloy coin of Ptolemy VI, minted in Egypt circa 160BC. Reverse type Dual eagles representing Ptolemy and his brother.

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Recorded via e-mail

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 160 BC
Date to: Circa 160 BC

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 24.1 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Sunday 31st December 2017

Personal details

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Recorded by: Wendy Scott
Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

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

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ptolemy VI
Obverse description: Bust of Zues facing right
Reverse description: Dual eagles

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Charnwood (District)
Parish or ward: Wymeswold (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK6123
Four figure Latitude: 52.80111783
Four figure longitude: -1.09665952
1:25K map: SK6123
1:10K map: SK62SW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Other chance find
Discovery circumstances: spotted on surface near a fossil

References cited

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Created: 21 days ago
Updated: 13 days ago

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