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Pentobol: CM.MC.5981-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Megara



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -400 - Circa -350

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 14.5 mm Weight 3.2 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Apollo, left, laureate.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Five crescents, linear circle.

  • Text: MHE?A
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.5981-R
Primary reference Number: 233277
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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