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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.3415-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Alexander the Great
Mint: Amphipolis



Acquisition and important dates

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


-336 - -323

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 23.6 mm Weight 17.09 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of young Herakles in lion's skin, right; no border.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Zeus, seated on throne without back, the lower part of his body draped and folds of the garment tightly stretched over legs. Right leg visible in front of left leg. Eagle on extended right hand. Dotted exergue line and border. Horns to left.

  • Text: A?E?AN?PoY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3415-R
Primary reference Number: 230717
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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