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Octobol: CM.LS.500-R

Object information

Awaiting location update


Ruler: Philip II (359-336BC) (Issued in the name of)
Ruler: Alexander III the Great (336-323 BC) (Inferred)
Mint: Amphipolis
Mint: Amfipoli




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891.

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 270 degrees
Image(height): 15 mm
Image(width): 15 mm
Weight: 4.03 g

Place(s) associated

  • Amfipoli

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Lewis, S. S.


After -336 - Uncertain -323

Materials used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.500-R
Primary reference Number: 113442
SNG Lewis: 500
Ordering: LW-0499
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 August 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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