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Half-shekel: CM.LS.1937-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

State: Israel (country)
Mint: Jerusalem (Inferred)

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Notes

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

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 17.67 mm
Image(width): 17.83 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 67 : Date mark gw

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 6.82 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Chalice with date-mark above and legend around in beaded border

  • Text: HSY HSQL
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Three pomegranates on stem with legend around in beaded border

  • Text: YRWSHLYM H QDWSHH
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1937-R
Primary reference Number: 175853
SNG: VI 1937
Meshorer: 10
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 24 January 2013 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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