Drachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Ptolemy XIII

Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
54 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Paphos (Cyprus)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 325.

Dimensions

Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 3.04 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

53.456

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed bust of Ptolemy XIII to right, wering aegis.
Reverse: Eagle with closed wings standing left; at left, lotus flower and
I K H, all within circle of dots.
Inscriptions around and at right.

Provenance

By 1953: with Münzen und Medaillen A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel Switzerland (Münzen und Medaillen list 123, March 1953, no. 19); purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen A.G., May 14, 1953, for
$ 29.70

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour