Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Ptolemy III
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Tarsos (Cilicia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2272.
Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 14.18 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Ptolemy III 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.
In left field a shield (?).
Inscription in Greek around; two monograms at right..
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
Regling did not list as Greenwell.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund