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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.7544-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Nicomedes III Eurgetes (127 BC-94 BC)
Mint: Bithynia

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Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

-120 - -92

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 34.5 mm Weight 16.92 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Nicomedes II, right, wearing diadem.

  • 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; to left, eagle on thunderbolt with monogram and date below; plain exergue line.

  • Text: BA?????? E???????? NIKOMH?OY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.7544-R
Primary reference Number: 234828
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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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