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Diobol: CM.MC.3844-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Mint: Aenus

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa -460 - Circa -400

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 12 mm Weight 1.29 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of young Hermes, right, wearing close fitting petasos adorned with line of dots and button on top. Fringe of hair over forehead; hair brushed up on neck with plait below petasos. Hair worn in loose curls.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Goat, stepping right with raised right fore-leg over crab; the whole in an incuse square.

  • Text: AINI
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3844-R
Primary reference Number: 231146
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Diobol" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/231146 Accessed: 2023-01-29 23:32:46

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