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Eight litrae: CM.23-1987

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Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Hieron II (270-215 BC)
Ruler: Gelon II (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Syracuse




History note: Mrs. R.B. Lewis bequest, from the collection of the late R.B. Lewis.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1987-07-20) by National Art Collections Fund


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Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 20.9 mm Weight 6.71 g

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.23-1987
Primary reference Number: 219291
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Created: Monday 3 July 2017 Updated: Friday 16 August 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

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

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