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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.2818-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Syracuse



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -317 - Circa -310

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 16.72 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Persephone, left, wearing triple drop earring and necklace of beads; hair loosely rolled and bound with barley-spikes; around, three dolphins, the two in front meeting; border of dots

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

Inscription present: Quadriga of horses galloping left driven by male charioteer holding reins in left hand, goad in right; above triskeles; double exergue line; inscription in exergue; border of dots

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.2818-R
Primary reference Number: 230121
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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