Two Bronze Drachms of Hadrian

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 18 November 2018
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Two silver drachms of Hadrian. The drachm on the left shows Zeus Ammon on a plinth, wearing a ram's horn (c. 134-135 CE) while the one on the right shows busts of Serapis and Isis facing each other, with a small statue of Harpocrates and an eagle (c. 133-134 CE). (The British Museum, London).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2018, November 18). Two Bronze Drachms of Hadrian. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9458/two-bronze-drachms-of-hadrian/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Two Bronze Drachms of Hadrian." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 18, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9458/two-bronze-drachms-of-hadrian/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Two Bronze Drachms of Hadrian." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Nov 2018. Web. 14 Jun 2021.