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Drachm: CM.MC.2374-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Zancle



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1906-11-22) by McClean, J. R.


Production date: pre 493 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 5.48 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Dolphin left within sickle shaped object (harbour of Zancle); border of dots between lines

  • Text: D???LE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Incuse square, divided into nine; the four corner squares divided diagonally, the halves nearer the centre raised; in the central square, scallop-shell; raised oblong surfaces in squares above and below the centre and whole surface raised in squares right and left.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.2374-R
Primary reference Number: 229681
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 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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