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Coin

Object Number:29-70-461
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hellenistic
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Maker: Ptolemy II
Locus: Rm31
Period: Hellenistic
Ptolemy II
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Alexander III
Eagle
Thunderbolt
Inscription Language:Greek Language
Outside Diameter:2 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M1145 - Field No SF

Description

Obverse: head of Alexander facing right in elephant skin; reverse: eagle facing left on thunderbolt, inscribed

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