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Coin of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Isis (?), struck under Ptolemy VI

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Obverse: Female head (Isis?) to right, with long curls. Reverse: Eagle standing to left. In field at left: two Greek letters. Inscription in Greek around.


Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.

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The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 180–170 B.C.


Alexandria, Egypt (Kingdom)


Diameter: 26 mm. Weight: 15.65 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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