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Stater: CM.LS.2018-R

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Huvishka (140-83)
Place of use: Northern India




History note: Bequeathed to Corpus by the Revd. Samuel Savage Lewis, 1891; bt Sotheby's sale 17.viii.1877, lot 146, for 28/-.

Measurements and weight

Image(height): 19.54 mm
Image(width): 19.58 mm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 126 - Circa 184


Issue mark horned crescent topped with tetradent

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Die Axis 0 degrees Weight 7.93 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Half-length bust of king left in coat and crown with spear and sceptre

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Female deity standing right with cornucopiae, legend vertically at left, issue mark in field at right, all in circle of points

  • Text: ARDOCHRO
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.LS.2018-R
Primary reference Number: 175934
SNG: VI 2018
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Audit data

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