Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy I, struck under Kleopatra VII
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2302.
Diameter: 25 mm. Weight: 13.79 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Ptolemy I to right, diademed and wearing aegis.
Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt; under right wing palm; to left head ornament of Isis.
Inscriptions in Greek to left and right.
By date unknown: Laura Slocum Collection; gift of Laura Slocum to MFA in memory of her sister, Anna D. Slocum, October 8, 1936
Gift of Miss Laura Slocum in memory of her sister, Anna D. Slocum