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Obol: CM.MC.2651-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 0.67 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Female head, right, (city goddess Nike ?) crowned with laurel wreath; wearing circular earring; with pendant, and plain necklace; hair tied near extremities; border of dots

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Inscription within four quarters of a wheel

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.2651-R
Primary reference Number: 229955
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Obol" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/229955 Accessed: 2023-01-28 17:45:55

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