Ptolemy VI King of the Ptolemaic Kingdom from 180 BC to 145 BC.
Ptolemaios VI 'Philometer' was king of Ptolemaic Egypt from 180 to 145 BC.

He ascended to the throne in 180 BC at the age of about 6, and ruled jointly with his mother, Cleopatra I, until her death in 176 BC, which is what 'Philometor' implies; "he who loves his mother".

In 173 BC he married his sister, Cleopatra II. He had at least four children with her: Ptolemy Eupator, Ptolemy Neos, Cleopatra Thea and Cleopatra III, and possibly Berenice.
Ptolemy VI
Epithet: Philometer ('the Mother-loving")
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An AE unit struck 180-145 BC in Alexandria
Obverse: Diademed head of Zeus Ammon right

Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, two eagles standing left, side-by-side, on thunderbolt, double cornucopia left

Diameter: 31 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 23.9 g
No notes for this coin
Svoronos 1424
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An AE Tetrobol struck 180-170 BC in Alexandria
Obverse: Wreathed head of Isis to right

Reverse: Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ around, monogram to left

Diameter: 26 mm
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 16.03 g
No notes for this coin
Svoronos 1384; SNG Copenhagen 279-87
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An AE 80? Drachm struck 180-173? BC in Alexandria
Obverse: diademed head of Zeus-Ammon

Reverse: 2 eagles standing on lightning left; ΠTOΛEMAIOY_ΒAΣIΛEΩΣ, cornucopia left

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 29.71 g
No notes for this coin
Sv1424a
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An AE 30? Drachm struck 171-163 BC in Alexandria
Obverse: Head of Zeus right with Amon's horns

Reverse: Two eagles standing on lightning, cornucopiae before them ΠΤΟΛEMAIOY ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 8.37 g
No notes for this coin
Svoronos 1426; SNG Cop 315; Sear 7901