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Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I, struck under Ptolemy V

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Obverse: head of Ptolemy I, to the right Reverse: head of Libya, to the right

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 204–181 (?) B.C.

Mint

Kyrene (Cyrenaica), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.63 gm.

Accession Number

01.5054

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins