|Ptolemy VI, ruled 220-205 BC, portrait of Ptolemy III|
|AV octadrachm 27.7999 g, 26.7 mm|
|1. Brett, Agnes Baldwin. 1952. The Benha Hoard of Ptolemaic Gold Coins. In
The American Numismatic Society Museum Notes 5. Page 7 #27 and Plate IV #27. New York:
The American Numismatic Society.
2. Svoronos, J. N. 1904. Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion, Meros Deuteron. Page 178 #1117 and Plate XXXVI #6, same obverse die. Athens: P. D. Sakellariou
3. Poole, Reginald Stuart. 1883. Catalogue of Greek Coins. The Ptolemies, Kings of Egypt. Page 56 #103 and Plate XII #4. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.
|Bust of Ptolemy III facing right, diadem, radiate crown, aegis of Zeus; over shoulder, trident of Poseidon with scepter finial as center prong, two dolphins on opposite sides of trident's staff, border of dots.|
|Single cornucopiae with fringed fillets fluttering left and right, filled with fruits, bunch of grapes on left, top radiate arc.|
|ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙ ΠΤΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ|