Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Herakles, struck under Ptolemy V
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis; Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 10.18 gm.
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Obverse: Bearded head of Herakles, with lion’s skin.
Reverse: Eagle striding a thunderbolt.
Inscription in Greek.
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
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