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Diobol: CM.MC.3875-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Aenus



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -460 - Circa -400

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 11 mm Weight 1.28 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, right. Head raised, standing with left hind-leg and right fore-leg slightly advanced; plant right; plain exergue line; incuse.

  • Text: AIN
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.3875-R
Primary reference Number: 231177
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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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