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

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Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I, profile to right. Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt, profile to left, Greek inscription.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tel-Nabasha

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 146–131 B.C.

Mint

Kition (Cyprus), Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2296.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm.

Accession Number

88.335

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins