Drachm of Alexandria with bust of Antinous
Mint: Egypt, Alexandria
Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 12.95 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Bust to left, cloak on shoulders; uraeus on forehead.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Hermes (Antinous) to right, on horseback.
Traces of inscription around (?).
Inscription in Greek for year 21 in field below and in front of horse.
By date unknown: with Münzen und Medaillen, A.G., Malzgasse 25, Basel, Switzerland; December 14, 1960: purchased by MFA from Münzen und Medaillen, A.G. for $ 140.00
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour