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Quarter-shekel: CM.LS.1949-R

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Current Location: In storage


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




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt Rollin & Feuardent, London, 26.ii.1877 for £1.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 20.96 mm
Image(width): 20.88 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 69


Reverse struck off flan

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 9.12 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Ethrog with legend around in circle of points

  • Text: LG'LT SYM
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two bundles of lulavs with legend around in circle of points

  • Text: SHNT'RB'RBY'
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.1949-R
Primary reference Number: 175865
SNG: VI 1949
Meshorer: 29
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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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