Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I, struck under Ptolemy VI

Greek
Hellenistic Period
180–145 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2292.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.35 gm.

Accession Number

35.192

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I to right, diademed and wearing aegis.
Dotted circle.
Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)