Tetradrachm of Alexandria with bust of Hadrian
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 24 mm. Weight: 12.70 gm. Die Axis: 11
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Obverse: Laureate head of Hadrian to left.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Reclining figure of Nilus to left on crocodile, with cornucopia and papyrus stalk.
In upper left, monogram LK (Year = 20).
By date unknown: collection of Dr. James Grant (according to MFA Registrar's Coin & Medals Register: found in Egypt); 1882: gift of Dr. James Grant to MFA, September 1, 1882
Gift of Dr. James Grant