Coin of Alexandria with bust of Aurelian
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.89 gm. Die Axis: 11
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Laureate, cuirassed bust of Aurelian right, wearing paludamentum (?).
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Eagle with wings open and wreath in beak; standing front, head right.
In field left, star and in field left and right, inscription for year 5.
By 1888: with van Lennep, Smyrna; purchased by MFA from van Lennep, January 5, 1888, for $75.00 (this figure is the total price for 88.12-88.262)
Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation