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Gold stater of Ptolemy I

Period:
Early Hellenistic
Date:
ca. 305–284 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Ptolemaic
Medium:
Gold
Dimensions:
Other: 3/4 in., 0.252oz. (1.9 cm, 7.15g)
Classification:
Coins
Credit Line:
Bequest of Marilyn Lovell Miller, 1993
Accession Number:
1993.290
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 163
head of Ptolemy I/quadriga drawn by elephants
minted in the region of Cyrenaica, North Africa
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