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180-145 B.C. Ptolemy VI Medium Bronze Coin, Isis

$275.00

Grade:  Very Fine  
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Minted in ancient Egypt during the Ptolemaic dynasty, this sought-after bronze coin features a portrait of Isis, the premier goddess of Egypt. Isis was regarded as the great patron of nature and magic, a wondrous healer, and the supreme embodiment of wifely virtue and motherhood.The reverse of the coin bears a Ptolemaic eagle.

According to Egyptian mythology, Isis raised her husband Osiris from the dead, protected her son Horus from a variety of certain deaths, and knew the secrets of immortality. Isis even tricked the supreme Egyptian deity, the sun-god Ra, into revealing the secret of his power, which she passed on to her son. Just imagine, all that mythological lore is captured on this affordable coin hand struck in Egypt more than 2,000 years ago!

Don’t miss this opportunity to own a genuine Ptolemaic coin depicting the immortal goddess Isis – one of the ancient world’s most revered figures.

  • Material: Bronze
  • Product Type: Single Products
  • Location: Egypt