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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
146–131 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Kition (Cyprus)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2296.

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 12.18 gm.

Accession Number

88.335

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Tel-Nabasha

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription