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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.7529-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Prusias II (182 BC-149 BC)
Mint: Bithynia



Acquisition and important dates

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


-183 - -149

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 32.5 mm Weight 16.5 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Prusias II, right, wearing winged diadem; slightly bearded.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Zeus standing left, laureate, lower part of body draped in himation; leaning with left hand on sceptre; in right hand, wreath with which he crowns the king's name; eagle and monogram in left field; plain exergue line.

  • Text: BA?????? ??oY?IoY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.7529-R
Primary reference Number: 234813
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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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