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Tetradrachm of Ptolemy I, between 323 and 284 BCE

  • Greek

Silver

  • Overall: 1 1/8 inches (2.9 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Trent McMath

53.241

Inscribed: [translation: of Alexander]

possibly, (D.A. Valente, Piazza Aracoeli, 24, Rome)

Mrs. Trent McMath

1953-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in The British Museum, the Ptolemies. London, 1883, p. 4 no. 29.

Greek, Tetradrachm of Ptolemy I, between 323 and 284 BCE, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Trent McMath, 53.241.