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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 to right, diademed and wearing aegis. Dotted circle. Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt. [inscription]

Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2292.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.35 gm.

Accession Number

35.192

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins