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Drachm: CM.MC.5946-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Athens



Acquisition and important dates

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

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 20.5 mm Weight 5.98 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Athene, right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Athena Parthenos standing facing, head left, wearing crested Corinthian helmet and long chiton with diplois and aegis; in her left hand, her spear, the top of which breaks the inscription after A; on the ground, below her left hand, her shield; in her extended right hand, wreath-bearing Nike, right; border of dots.

  • Text: A?HN A I?N
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.5946-R
Primary reference Number: 233242
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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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