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Image of Gold Octadrachm of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (obverse: Head of Arsinoe II) (reverse: Double Cornucopiae) 1647

1920.8.80

Artist

Unknown Artist

Title

Gold Octadrachm of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (obverse: Head of Arsinoe II) (reverse: Double Cornucopiae)

Creation Date

after 270 BC

Century

3rd century BC

Dimensions

1/8 in. x 1 1/16 in. (0.24 cm x 2.62 cm)

Object Type

coin

Creation Place

Ancient Mediterranean, Egyptian

Medium and Support

gold

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren, Esq., Honorary Degree, 1926

Copyright

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Accession Number

1920.8.80

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