Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Ptolemy V
about 202–200 B.C.
Mint: Phoenicia, Uncertain
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2288.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 13.14 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Bust of Ptolemy V wearing chalmys and diadem with fringed ends, adorned with ear of corn.
Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt.
Between legs: Greek inscription
Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: U.S. Private Collection; April 4, 1935: Anonymous gift to MFA in memory of Zoë Wilbour
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)