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Five litrae: CM.MC.2945-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Hieron II (270-215 BC)
Mint: Syracuse

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa -274 - Circa -216

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Weight 5.20 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Persephone, left, hair wreathed with barely and richly waved; wearing single drop earring and necklace of beads; behind neck, uncertain symbol; border of dots

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

Inscription present: Bull butting left, right foreleg raised; above, club, left; letter between club and bull; plain exergue line; linear circle

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.2945-R
Primary reference Number: 230248
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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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