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Numismatics
Ruler: Ptolemy VIII, King of Egypt, 182–116 B.C.
Mint: Paphos

Tetradrachm of Ptolemy VIII, King of Egypt from Paphos

139–138 B.C.

Silver

12.87 g, 12:00, 28 mm
Ruth Elizabeth White Fund
2019.12.1
Geography: 
Made in Paphos, Cyprus
Culture: 
Greek
Period: 
2nd century B.C.
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Bank Leu, Zurich, May 1985, cat. 36, lot 220. Victor A. Adda, to 1986; Christie's, London, 1986, lot 958. Frank Kovacs, San Mateo, Calif., to 1996; 'Northern California Gentleman', Calif., 1996-2018; CNG, Lancaster, Pa., January 8, 2019, Triton 22, lot 428; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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