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Four asses: CM.LS.1250-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Issuer: Thessalian League
Ruler: Gallienus (AD 253-68) (Struck in the rule of)




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt A.J. Lawson, Bournabat, 1882.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 20.83 mm
Image(width): 20.58 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Inferred 253 CE - Inferred 268 CE

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 6.57 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Radiate cuirassed bust of Gallienus right

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Athena standing right with shield and spear raised for throwing, denomination in field at left, legend around

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1250-R
Primary reference Number: 175167
SNG: VI 1250
Rogers: 126 var.
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 9 August 2019 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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