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Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Zeus, struck under Ptolemy II

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Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate. Border of dots. Reverse: Eagle with wings open, standing on thunderbolt. To left, shield. [inscriptions] Linear circle. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 250 B.C.

Mint

Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2270.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 19.85 gm.

Accession Number

35.211

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins