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

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Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I, right. Reverse: [inscription]. Eagle on thunderbolt, left.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; March 24, 1903: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Francis Bartlett Donation of 1900

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 180–145 B.C.

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2290.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.34 gm.

Accession Number

03.978

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins