Pentadrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I, struck under Ptolemy II
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2265.
Diameter: 23 mm. Weight: 17.80 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of deified Ptolemy I to right, diademed and wearing aegis. Border of dots.
Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt.
In field at left, monogram.
Inscription in Greek.
By 1936: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London S.W. 1, England; 1936: Anonymous Private Collection; Anonymous gift to MFA, October 8, 1936
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)