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Cistophorus: CM.MC.7721-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Trajan (AD 98-117)
Mint: Pergamum



Acquisition and important dates

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


98 - 117

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 25 mm Weight 10.36 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Tetrastyle temple; within, Zeus Philios enthroned, right, holding sceptre in left hand, patera in right hand; Trajan in military dress standing left, holding spear in left hand; border of dots.

  • Text: ????[OC Z?VC AVT TPAIANO C?B]??P
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Tetrastyle temple of Rome and Augustus; within, statue of Roma, left, cornucopiae in left hand, crowning facing figure of Augustus in military dress, a spear in his right hand.

  • Text: [??? P?MH KAI???C?]BACT?
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.7721-R
Primary reference Number: 235001
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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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