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Coin with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Ptolemy VIII and Kleopatra II or III

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Obverse: Diademed head of Zeus Ammon to right. Reverse: Eagle left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Source Unknown: accessioned by MFA, 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 146–117 B.C.

Mint

Kyrene (Cyrenaica), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.00 gm.

Accession Number

16.467

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins