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Half-Victoriatus: CM.MC.5122-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Ambracia



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -238 - Circa -168

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 16 mm Weight 3.44 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of young Dionysos, left, wearing ivy-wreath; hair tightly rolled over forehead and hanging in loose curls down neck; to right, a cantharus.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Obelisk, from top of which hangs a fillet to left; foundation of two steps, small cross at top, and double-ring around obelisk; to right, palm branch; all within laurel-wreath.

  • Text: AM BP to left and right
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.5122-R
Primary reference Number: 232423
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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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