Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy VI

Greek
Hellenistic Period
154 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Paphos (Cyprus)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek Coins, 1950-1963 (MFA), no. 324.

Dimensions

Diameter: 26.5 mm. Weight: 13.63 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

58.488

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Ptolemy to right, diademed; border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle on thunderbolt to left.
Inscriptions around and in left and right fields.

Provenance

By 1958: Anonymous U.S. Private Collection; anonymous gift to MFA, May 8, 1958

Credit Line

Anonymous gift