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Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Zeus Ammon, struck under Ptolemy IV

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Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon to right, diademed. Reverse: Two eagles left on thunderbolt, to left, silphium; legend illegible.

Provenance

Source unknown; accessioned by MFA 1917

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 221–203 B.C.

Mint

Kyrene (Cyrenaica), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 5.90 gm.

Accession Number

17.3386

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins