Coin

Ptolemy III
Greek
Hellenistic

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247-222 BCE

Bronze

Overall: 1 1/2 in. (38 mm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.8.29163

Geography

Place Made: Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Coin

Research Area

Numismatics: Greek and Roman

Not on view

Inscriptions

Obverse: Head of Zeus right Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt

Provenance

Collected by Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), Hanover, New Hampshire, date unknown; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

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