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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.4488-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Lysimachus (305 BC-281 BC)
Mint: Pergamum (Uncertain)



Acquisition and important dates

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


-323 - -281

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 33 mm Weight 16.91 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of deified Alexander, right, with horn of Ammon; luxuriant curling hair, bound with diadem; borderof dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Athene in long garment and wearing crested Corinthian helmet seated left on throne with curved outline, her left arm resting on rim of large oval shield with lion-head boss; on her extended right hand, a small Nike with spread wings, left, holding up wreath in extended hands; on the father side, long lance, the head resting on ground to left, the shaft passing behind Athene's right shoulder; plain exergue line.

  • Text: BA?????? ?????????; ?? below Nike.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.4488-R
Primary reference Number: 231789
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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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