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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.4266-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Septimius Severus (AD 193-211)
Mint: Perinthus



Acquisition and important dates

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


193 - 211

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 42 mm Weight 37.48 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Emperor, right, laureate; bust draped; linear circle.

  • Text: AV.K.?.C??TI C?VHP ? C??
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Herekles, right, with lion's skin over left shoulder, carrying the Erymanthian boar on his left shoulder, his right hand bent over his head, to the right a small figure of Eurystheus, left, in his pithos, holding out both hands in a gesure of entreaty; plain exergue line, border of dots.

  • Text: ?I?A?????IA??PIN?I?N N[?] ?KOP?[N]
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4266-R
Primary reference Number: 231568
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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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