While his official epithet was Euergetes, he was popularly known as "Physkōn" meaning sausage, potbelly or bladder, due to his obesity.
Physcon died in 116 BC. He left the throne to Cleopatra III and one of her sons, whichever she preferred.
Reverse: PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed
Die Orientation: 0 H
Weight: 12 g
EX FORVM Auction 58169
Reverse: Two eagles with their wings closed standing left on thunderbolt; cornucopia to left
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 24.3 g
Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛEMAIOY EYEPΓETOY, eagle standing right on thunderbolt, wings spread; Φ to right
Die Orientation: 11 H
Weight: 38.36 g
Reverse: BA[ΣIΛEΩΣ ΠTOΛ] ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ Eagle with spread wings standing left on thunderbolt
Die Orientation: 12 H
Weight: 2.08 g
From the Rhakotis collection