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Greek: CM.6536-2007

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy IV Philopator (220 BC-203 BC)
Mint: Alexandria (Inferred)




History note: Ex Ritchie W. Post, from the F. Martin Post Collection, bt for $80.00

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 38.00 mm
Image(width): 36.33 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-11-19) by The Post Family Trust


-220 - -203


Lathe scar to centre both sides

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 51.18 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bearded bust of Zeus Ammon right in circle of points

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings half-closed, cornucopia bound with fillet in field at left, illegible monogram between legs, all in circle of points

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.6536-2007
Primary reference Number: 166099
Svoronos: 1140?
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 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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