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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.3452-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Alexander the Great
Mint: Damascus

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

-336 - -323

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 28.1 mm Weight 16.95 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of young Herakles in lion's skin, right; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Zeus, seated on throne. Right leg drawn back behind left leg. Footstool. Right leg visible in front of left leg. Eagle on extended right hand. Dotted exergue line and border. To left, ram's head.

  • Text: A?E?AN?PoY; ? below throne.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3452-R
Primary reference Number: 230754
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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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