Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I, struck under Ptolemy II
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2266.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.20 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I to right with fillet in loose locks of hair and aegis tied at throat.
Reverse: Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt with wings slightly raised.
At left oval shield.
Monograms at left and between legs.
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