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Stater: CM.MC.4481-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Lysimachus (305 BC-281 BC)
Mint: Tomis

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

-323 - -281

Components of the work

Object composed of gold Diameter 18.5 mm Weight 7.56 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of deified Alexander, with horn of Ammon; diadem in hair.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Athene Nikephoros, helmeted, seated left on cippus with scroll-shaped front; lance, point downwards on ground, apparently passes behind her; by cippus, shield with lion's head boss; on her extended right hand, wreath-bearing Nike, left; plain exergue line; in exergue ornamented trident.

  • Text: BA?????? ?????????; ?I below right hand.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4481-R
Primary reference Number: 231783
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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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