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About This Artwork
Octodrachm (Coin) Portraying King Ptolemy III Euergetes, Ptolemaic Period, (221-205 B.C.), issued by King Ptolemy IV
Reign of Ptolemy III Euergetes, 247–222 B.C.
Diam. 2.6 cm; 27.78 g
REV: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
Gift of Martin A. Ryerson, 1922.4935
"Power Struggles: Cleopatra's Relatives and Their Rivals," Gallery 155 (Coin Case), November 2001 - 2007.
Alexander, Karen B. 2012. "From Plaster to Stone: Ancient Art at the Art Institute of Chicago." in Recasting the Past: Collecting and Presenting Antiquities at the Art Institute of Chicago, by Karen Manchester, p.29. Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press.