Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Ptolemy IV, struck under Ptolemy V

Greek
Hellenistic Period
202–200 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 13.73 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1981.361

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Ptolemy IV right.
Reverse: Eagle to left on thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc., 342 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, California 90212 (Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction 10, September 17-18, 1981, Beverly Wilshire Hotel, Beverly Hills, lot 256); purchased by MFA at the Numismatic Fine Arts, Inc. auction; accessioned October 14, 1981

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour