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Diobol: CM.MC.3126-R

Object information

Maker(s)

Acanthus (Mint)

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa -500 - Circa -424

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 11.3 mm Weight 1.02 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Athena, right, of archaic style with full face eye; wearing crested Athenian helmet, circular earring and plain necklace; hair shown by two rows of dots over forehead and in four long tresses behind

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

Inscription present: Quadripartite incuse square, the surface of the quarters granulated

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3126-R
Primary reference Number: 230429
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Diobol" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/230429 Accessed: 2022-06-27 03:44:28

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/230429 |title=Diobol |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-06-27 03:44:28|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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