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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.4211-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 -411 - Circa -350

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 14 mm Weight 3.72 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bearded head of Dionysos, left, crowned with ivy

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Bearded Herekles, clad in long garment and with a lion-skin over head, one paw of skin visible below garment; kneeling right on right knee shooting with bow; caduceus to right below bow; the whole in linear square.

  • Text: ?A?IO N
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4211-R
Primary reference Number: 231513
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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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