Coin of Alexandria with head of Claudius
Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis; Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 7.78 gm. Die Axis: 11
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Obverse: Head of Claudius to right. At right, star.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Bundle of corn ears.
Inscription in Greek around. In field at right: LB (year 2)
From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession date: 1886).
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription