Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Ptolemy XII

Greek
Hellenistic Period
71 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Ascalon (Judaea)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 302.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.76 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

54.1039

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysos facing to right
Border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle standing to left, on thunderbolt.
At left, a monogram above a bird. At right: Greek letters.
Inscription around.

Provenance

By 1954: with H. A. Seaby, Ltd., 65 Gt. Portland St., London W.1; purchased by MFA from H. A. Seaby, Ltd., October 14, 1954, for $ 100.00

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour