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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.3463-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Alexander the Great
Mint: Temnus

Entities

Categories

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 32.6 mm Weight 16.45 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. Right leg drawn back behind left leg. Footstool. Right leg visible in front of left leg. Eagle on extended right hand. To left, vase within festoon of vine with bunch of grapes either side.

  • Text: A?E?AN?PoY; Symbol to left under arm.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3463-R
Primary reference Number: 230765
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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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