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Four asses: CM.LS.1225-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Severus Alexander (222-35)
Mint: Tomi
Mint: Constan?a




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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 25.29 mm
Image(width): 25.38 mm

Place(s) associated

  • Constan?a

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Loan (1991) by Corpus Christi College


222 - 235

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 11.51 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Laureate bust of Severus right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Prize crown and two palms, denomination above

  • Text: METRO PONT / OV TO // MEOS
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1225-R
Primary reference Number: 175142
SNG: VI 1225
Pick: 3279
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Audit data

Created: Monday 14 April 2014 Updated: Monday 14 April 2014 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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