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Didrachm: CM.MC.4197-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Thasos



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -463 - Circa -411

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 21.5 mm Weight 8.73 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Naked satyr, right; carrying off a struggling nymph, left, clad in a long chiton with short sleeves; her right hand is raised above her head, her left hand is lowered; hair of both figures long and shown by lines; satyr half-kneeling on the right knee and depicted without a tail.

  • Text: ?
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Quadripartite incuse square

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4197-R
Primary reference Number: 231499
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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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