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Drachm of Kingdom of Egypt with bust of Ptolemy III

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Obverse: Bust of Ptolemy III, right, draped diademed slight beard. Border of dots. (Profile double struck) Reverse: Cornucopia filled with fruits and bound with fillet with fringed ends. Border of dots. [inscription]

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 246–221 B.C.

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2281.

Dimensions

Diameter: 14 mm. Weight: 3.08 gm.

Accession Number

35.196

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins