Drachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Kleopatra VII

Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
41 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2303.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.23 gm.

Accession Number

01.5654

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Kleopatra VII to right, draped and wearing a fillet.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left and right.
Border of dots.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund