About this object

Denomination: Tetradrachm. Authority: Ptolemy II. The obverse is decorated with an image of Ptolemy's head and the reverse with an Eagle on thunderbolt..

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    285 - 246 BC
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mr. E Timperley, 1956
  • Collector
    E Timperley
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    Before 1956
  • Measurements
    x 26 mm x 2 mm
  • Related people
    E Timperley (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?


Previous owners

  • E Timperley

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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