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Drachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Kleopatra VII

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Obverse: Bust of Kleopatra VII to right, draped and wearing a fillet. Border of dots. Reverse: Within a border of dots, [inscription]. Also in field, left, with crown of Isis below. [inscription]. [see media screen for inscriptions]

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Late Hellenistic Period, 41 B.C.

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2303.

Dimensions

Diameter: 16 mm. Weight: 3.23 gm.

Accession Number

01.5654

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins