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Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I

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Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I to right, wearing diadem. Reverse: Thunderbolt. Inscriptions in Greek.

Provenance

Source Unknown: accessioned by MFA, 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 3rd century B.C.

Mint

Kyrene (Cyrenaica), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 6.64 gm.

Accession Number

16.442

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins