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

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OBV: Head of Ptolemy, profile to right. REV: Eagle on thunderbolt, profile to left. Greek inscription. Coin of Paphos.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Mint

Paphos (Cyprus), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 13.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

88.336

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins