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Greek: CM.MC.6905-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy IV Philopator (220 BC-203 BC)
Ruler: Arsinoe III (246 BC-204 BC) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Methana



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -221 - Circa -203

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 18.5 mm Weight 5.87 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bust of Arsinoe, right.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Warrior wearing crested helmet, standing right with right hand resting on lance and left hand on shield by side.

  • Text: A ? P I
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.6905-R
Primary reference Number: 234193
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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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