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Tetrobol: CM.MC.5695-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Lucius Verus (AD 161-69)
Mint: Chalcis



Acquisition and important dates

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


161 - 169

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 25 mm Weight 12.59 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Lucius Verus, right.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Hera seated left on cista; she wears turreted headdress and holds sceptre in left hand; patera in right hand; border of dots.

  • Text: XA?kI ????; HP A to left and right.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.5695-R
Primary reference Number: 232994
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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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