Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Herakles, struck under Ptolemy III
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis; Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 6.81 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Herakles beardless, with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Lower part of eagle on thunderbolt visible.
Struck under Ptolemy III.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
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