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Dekadrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Arsinoe II, struck under Ptolemy III

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Obverse: Head of Arsinoe to right with ram's horn, fillet and stephane in hair, veil over back of head. Above head protrudes top of sceptre. In left field: B B Beaded border. Reverse: Double cornucopia with fruits, bunch of grapes on each side and fillets with fringed ends. Around field:...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 245 B.C.

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2276.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 35.58 gm.

Accession Number

35.147

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins