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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 Ieft, diademed and wearing aegis. Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt, within dotted circle. (Inscription in Greek.)

Provenance

By date unknown: F. Monroe Endicott Collection; gift of F. Monroe Endicott to MFA, November 1, 1934

Credit Line

Gift of F. Munroe Endicott

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

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2291.

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.15 gm.

Accession Number

34.1291

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins