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Half stater: CM.MC.5404-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Aetolia



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -279 - Circa -168

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 21 mm Weight 5.34 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Artemis, right, laureate, hair tied up near ends; bow and quiver at left shoulder, the strap crossing neck; border of dots

  • Text: ?I
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Aetolia seated, right, head facing, on pile of Gaulish shields, clad in chlamys but without kausia; rests with right hand on spear; sword in left hand; to right, troph of Gaulish arms; I close to head; features of face obliterated; ends of hair all round face or head radiate; plain exergue line.

  • Text: AIT???N; monogram to right; I close to head.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.5404-R
Primary reference Number: 232704
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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