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Drachm: CM.54-1934

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Maker(s)

Trajan (AD 98-117) (Ruler)
Alexandria (Mint)

Notes

History note: Erik Christiansen suggests that this may have been part of a hoard group as with CM.36-1934 to CM.90-1934

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 34.33 mm
Image(width): 34.50 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Alexandria

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1934-08-02) by Rogers, G. F., Dr

Dating

110 - 111

Note

Issue mark [L]I / D

Components of the work

Object composed of copper alloy Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 26.62 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate head of Trajan right

  • Text: [AVT TRAIA]N S / [EB GERM DAKIK]
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Triumphal arch with three gateways surmounted by statue of Emperor with sceptre and laurel branch in spread sextiga

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.54-1934
Primary reference Number: 166444
Gei├čen: 564
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Thursday 22 July 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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