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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
138 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Salamis (Cyprus)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2297.

Dimensions

Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 12.70 gm.

Accession Number

88.337

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription