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Hemidrachm: CM.MC.8178-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Magnesia ad Maeandrum



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -350 - Circa -300

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 11.5 mm Weight 1.6 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Horseman, wearing helmet, cuirass and chlamys, with couched spear in right hand.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Humped bull butting left; below, a maeander pattern covering the exergue space; to right, ear of corn.

  • Text: MA?N
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.8178-R
Primary reference Number: 235458
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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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