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Coin depicting Alexander the Great

Coin depicting Alexander the Great
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Registration Number(s)
BAAM Serial Bibliotheca Alexandrina Antiquities Museum Number 1206

Inv.Inventory
 (SCA) 891
Inv.Inventory
 (MAIA) 04.02

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Coin depicting Alexander the Great

Category:
Coins
Date:
Graeco-Roman Period, Ptolemaic Period, reign of Ptolemy I (c. 305–285 BCE)
Provenance:
Lower Egypt, Alexandria, Nelson Island
Material(s):
Non-organic material, alloy, bronze
Diameter:
1.8 cm
Hall:
Nelson Island Collection, showcase 34



The information given here is subject to modification/update as a result of ongoing research.

References
  • Mona Serry, ed., Bibliotheca Alexandrina: Antiquities Museum, introduction by Ismail Serageldin (Alexandria: Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Antiquities Museum, 2015): 265, 335.
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