Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I, struck under Ptolemy V

Greek
Hellenistic Period
204–181 (?) B.C.


Mint: Kyrene (Cyrenaica), Egypt (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 4.63 gm.

Accession Number

01.5054

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins

Obverse: head of Ptolemy I, to the right
Reverse: head of Libya, to the right

Provenance

By date unknown: The Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins; bequest of Augustine Shurtleff to MFA; accessioned February 5, 1901

Credit Line

Augustine Shurtleff Collection of Coins