About this artwork
The front (obverse) of this coin portrays King Ptolemy VIII Euergetes of Egypt, facing right and wearing a diadem.
On the back (reverse), an eagle is shown standing.
- Currently Off View
- Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean and Byzantium
- Ancient Greek
- Tetradrachm (Coin) Portraying Ptolemy VIII Euergetes
- Egypt (Minted in)
- 146 BCE–145 BCE
- Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ LKE ΠΑ
- Diam.: 2.7 cm (1 1/8 in.)
- Gift of William F. Dunham