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Coin: æ

Museum number:
8-4892
Permalink:
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Accession number:
Acc.184
Object count:
1
Description:
Coin; AE; Greek. 43.59 grams, 38 mm. Ptolemy III, 247-221 BC. Egypt. Obverse: Head of Zeus Ammon r.. Reverse: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle l., cornucopiae under wing; below, monogram (PX).
Donor:
Alfred Emerson
Collection place:
Alexandria, Lower Egypt
Production place:
Alexandria, Lower Egypt
Culture or time period:
Ptolemaic dynasty (332–31 BC)
Collector:
Alfred Emerson
Collection date:
unknown
Materials:
Bronze (metal)
Person depicted:
Zeus (Greek deity)
Inscription:
Reverse legend: PTOLEMAIOY BASILEOS
Object type:
archaeology
Function:
7.5 Issued Currency and Associated Containers
Production date:
247-221 BC
Accession date:
1905
Department:
Classical Mediterranean
Dimensions:
weight 43.59 grams and linear 38 millimeters
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