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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.4002-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Abdera



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -478 - Circa -450

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 27.5 mm Weight 14.88 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Griffin with open pointed feathered wing shown springing left; tumbler, left, vaulting over griffin; below, a spray of laurel, left.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Magistrate's name from left around a quadripartite linear square with granulated quarters; the whole within an incuse square.

  • Text: E?H ?H ?I? ?O
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4002-R
Primary reference Number: 231304
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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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