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Octodrachm: CM.YG.1118-R

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy VI Philometor (180 BC-145 BC) (Uncertain)
Ruler: Ptolemy VII (Uncertain)
Ruler: Arsinoe II (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Alexandria




History note: Young, Arthur W.

Measurements and weight

Die Axis: 0 degrees
Image(height): 28 mm
Image(width): 29 mm
Weight: 27.78 g

Place(s) associated

  • Alexandria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1936-07-07) by Young, Arthur W.


Circa -180 - -116

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.YG.1118-R
Primary reference Number: 134174
Othernumber: Young, 1936
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Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 Last processed: Monday 2 August 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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