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Posthumous silver tetradrachm of Lysimachus.: CM.LK.272-R

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Posthumous silver tetradrachm of Lysimachus.


Ruler: Lysimachus (305 BC-281 BC) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Byzantium



Measurements and weight

Diameter: 37 mm
Die Axis: 330 degrees
Weight: 16.72 g

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1864) by Leake, William Martin

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Accession number: CM.LK.272-R
Primary reference Number: 227257
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Created: Tuesday 25 June 2019 Updated: Wednesday 9 December 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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