Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Ptolemy V
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Uncertain (Phoenicia) (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2287.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.11 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Ptolemy V to right with fillet in short hair and chlamys.
Reverse: Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt with wings slightly raised.
Monogram at left and inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Regling did not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund