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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.2614-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Mint: Syracuse

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa -485 - Circa -478

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 17.3 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Quadriga of horses, right, walking slowly; driven by standing charioteer wearing long chiton and holding reins in left hand, goad in right; above Nike flying right to crown horses, wings spread behind; plain exergue line; border of dots

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Female head, right, hair indicated by lines; looped up under pearled diadem; necklace of beads; wearing round earring with small pendant; around all, four dolphins

  • Text: ?VRA??????
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.2614-R
Primary reference Number: 229919
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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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