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Coin

Object Number:29-70-300
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hellenistic
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Maker: Ptolemy II
Locus: Plot2
Period: Hellenistic
Ptolemy II
Date Made: 1 AD
Early Date: 1
Late Date: 1
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Alexander III
Elephant
Eagle
Outside Diameter:2.4 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other Number:M281 - Field No SF

Description

Obverse: head of Alexander facing right in elephant skin; reverse: eagle with open wings facing left

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