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Diobol: CM.MC.4106-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Mint: Chersonesus

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Circa -480 - Circa -350

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 13 mm Weight 2.35 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Forepart of a lion, right, head turned back

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Quadripartite incuse square, divided into quarters, two sunken and two raised; the letter H appears in one raised quarter; a lighted lamp appears in one sunken quarter and a pellet appears in the other.

  • Text: H
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4106-R
Primary reference Number: 231408
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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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Diobol" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/231408 Accessed: 2024-05-19 21:00:10

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/231408 |title=Diobol |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-05-19 21:00:10|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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