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Coin

Imitation coin, modern; pierced; inscribed

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit 7710. March 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Modern (early 20th century AD),

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.2629

Medium or Technique

Brass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins