Ptolemaic Kingdom, Ptolemy IX II (Lathyros), 2nd Reign, 88 - 80 B.C.
Ptolemy IX Lathyros was of three times with intervening periods ruled by his brother, Ptolemy X Alexander. His first reign ended when his mother and co-regent III claimed that he tried to kill her and replaced him with Alexander, her favorite son. Ptolemy IX, replaced the gold sarcophagus of Alexander the Great with a one and melted the original to strike . The citizens of were outraged and he was killed soon after.
GP84839. Bronze AE 34, 1696 (only 1 specimen), -, -, -, -, -, -, -, F, dark green , porous, a little off center, with pre-strike casting sprues, 16.863 g, maximum 33.7 mm, 0o, Cypriot mint, c. 87 B.C.; diademed and horned of Zeus-Ammon right; ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, two eagles standing left on thunderbolt, with diadem and straps (control symbol) left; extremely ; $200.00 (€178.00)
Ptolemaic Kingdom, Neopaphos, , VII(?), c. 51 - 30 B.C.
While not noted in , this is fairly common on and many have been found in the excavations at Neopaphos. The lack of a indicates they were struck after 96 B.C. Recent Cypriot numismatic publications date them to the time of VII.GP84819. Bronze , 69; 469 ff.; 68; 128; 35; -; -; -; -, VF, dark , with edge split, light corrosion, 2.763 g, maximum 15.8 mm, 0o, Neopaphos mint, c. 51 - 30 B.C.; laureate of Zeus right; statue of standing left, stalks of grain in right hand, long in left hand, above; $95.00 (€84.55)
Kingdom of , 15th Century A.D.
Deniers with rampant and types were struck by many of the Kings of and Jerusalem. Types were struck with stars, pellets, or crosslets in the quadrants. struck the with an S in one quadrant. We do not know of another example with letters in more than one quadrant. Unfortunately we can't read the legends or the letters in the quadrants but it is possible a specialist could improve the .CR68025.
denier, Unpublished(?), -, -, gF, 0.530 g, maximum 13.6 mm, 270o, of rampant left; , a letter in three or four of the quarters; extremely ; SOLD
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