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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.3479-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Alexander the Great
Mint: Mesembria



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 35.2 mm Weight 16.04 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. Plain exergue line. To left, helmet.

  • Text: A?E?AN?PoY BA?I ?E??; ?PO to right. HPA in exergue.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3479-R
Primary reference Number: 230781
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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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