Alexandria. Hadrian. AD 117-138. BI Tetradrachm Silver Canopic Jar Roman Coin

August 4, 2022

BI Tetradrachm (24mm, 13.21 g, 12h). Dated RY 4 (AD 119/20). Laureate bust right, slight drapery / Canopus of Osiris to right; L? Köln 784; Dattari (Savio) 1316; K&G 32.117; RPC III 5198; Emmett 827.4 (R2). Canopic jars were used to store the organs that were removed from the body during the mummification process, specifically […]