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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
146–131 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Paphos (Cyprus)

Dimensions

Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 13.05 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

88.336

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed and draped bust of Ptolemy to right.
Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt, profile to left.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in field at left.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription