Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2264.
Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 14.22 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I to right with fillet in loose locks of hair and aegis tied at throat.
Reverse: Eagle standing to left on thunderbolt with wings slightly raised.
At left Greek letter above monogram. Inscription in Greek around.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren, September, 1904
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund