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Roman Provincial: CM.LS.1407-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Gordian III (238-244) (Inferred)
Issuer: Marcus Aurelius Tertius
Mint: Smyrna
Mint: îzmir




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt A.J. Lawson, Bournabat, 7.i.1883, for 40 fr.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 28.92 mm
Image(width): 27.38 mm

Place(s) associated

  • îzmir

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College


242 - 244

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 11.69 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Veiled bust of Demeter left with cornucopia and corn-ears

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Turreted Amazon Smyrna standing left with pelta, double axe and patera, prow left in field at left

  • Text: EP [S M] AVR TE / RTIOV ASIAR // CHO / V
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1407-R
Primary reference Number: 175323
SNG: VI 1407
BMC: cf. Smyrna 243
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 7 April 2015 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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