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

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Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I to right. Reverse: Eagle to left. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

Source Unknown: accessioned by MFA, 1916

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 181–146 B.C.

Mint

Kyrene (Cyrenaica), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 18.13 gm.

Accession Number

16.465

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins