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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with busts of Sarapis and Isis, struck under Ptolemy IV

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Obverse: Busts right jugate of Sarapis, wearing laurel-wreath above which small cap of Osiris, and Isis, wearing corn-wreath above which globe and horns. Dotted circle. Reverse: Eagle left on thunderbolt looking back; on right wing, double cornucopiae bound with fillet. Between legs: Dotted...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 221–204 B.C.

Mint

Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2284.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 13.98 gm.

Accession Number

35.195

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins