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Tetrobol: CM.MC.3660-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Philip V (221-179 BC)



Acquisition and important dates

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


-220 - -178

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 14.5 mm Weight 1.6 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Inscription above and below club, right. In centre of Macedonian shield; linear circles around centre and rim; the later adorned wih six crescents, a pellet in each; the crescents separated by a pyramid of three pellets.

  • Text: MAKE
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Macedonian helmet, left, with cheek-pieces; surrounded b three monograms and symbol, the latter to right, below. Thunderbolt, horizontal.

  • Text: N and monograms.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3660-R
Primary reference Number: 230963
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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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