Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Zeus, struck under Ptolemy II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
250 B.C.


Mint: Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2270.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 19.85 gm.

Accession Number

35.211

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Zeus, laureate, to right.
Border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle with wings open, standing on thunderbolt.
To left, shield.
Inscriptions in Greek around and at left.
Linear circle.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)