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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.5913-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Athens



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1906-11-22) by McClean, J. R.


Circa -146 - Circa -100

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 29.5 mm Weight 16.76 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Athene, right, in triple-crested Athenian helmet, the front of which is adorned with the foreparts of horses, rising above which and adorning the side is a griffin; the back decorated with a scroll-pattern; long spike-shaped earring; hair escapes in thick mass below back of helmet; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Owl standing on a Panathenaic amphora; symbols to left and right; Winged Tyche standing left, holding cornucopiae in left hand and with extended right about to drop a voting tablet into a vase.

  • Text: HPA k?EI ?H? EYK ?H? ?io
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.5913-R
Primary reference Number: 233210
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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