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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.4224-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Thasos



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: post 148 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 31 mm Weight 16.93 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of young Dinysos, right, with band across forehead and hair adorned with ivy-wreath and berries; tied in a thick plait behind with loose strands falling to either shoulder.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Herakles naked, right, body full-face, standing with right hand resting on top of club and holding a lion-skin over left arm; monogram between club and right leg; short plain exergue line.

  • Text: HPAK?E ? Y? ??THP ? ? ?A?I?N
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4224-R
Primary reference Number: 231526
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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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