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Cistophorus: CM.MC.7739-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Trajan Decius (AD 249-51)
Ruler: Etruscilla (AD 249-51) (Struck in the name of)
Mint: Pergamum



Acquisition and important dates

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


249 - 251

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 32 mm Weight 16.74 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Etruscilla, right; border of dots.

  • Text: ????�???OVCKI???C?B
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Richly draped figure of Tyche standing facing, head turned left, holding rudder in right hand, cornucopiae in left hand; high headdress; border of dots.

  • Text: ???C�KOM?�?? VK?NOC�????? N???N; ? N? to right
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.7739-R
Primary reference Number: 235019
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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