Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Ptolemy I
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 15.68 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon, diademed and clad in elephant’s skin and aegis.
Reverse: Athena Promachos right; in front, eagle on thunderbolt.
Inscriptions in Greek around and at left and right.
By date unknown: Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge Collection; gift of Mrs. J. Templeman Coolidge to MFA, November 13, 1947
Gift of Mrs. John Templeman Coolidge