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Diobol: CM.MC.4163-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Lysimachia



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: post 309 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 19 mm Weight 3.21 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Athene, right, in crested Corinthian helmet, below which loose curls escape over forehead.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Lion advancing right, the left fore-leg raised monogram below lion.

  • Text: ?Y?I MAXE?N
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4163-R
Primary reference Number: 231465
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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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