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Attic tetradrachm: CM.MC.8181-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 -190 - Circa -133

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 31.5 mm Weight 16.7 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Artemis, right, hair waved and adorned with stephane, some loose locks of hair behind; bow and quiver over shoulder; bust draped, the garment fastened with a button at the right shoulder.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Nude figure of Apollo, laureate, standing left on maeander pattern, leaning with left elbow on tripod, on which quiver or vase; branch in his right hand; all whithin thick laurel-wreath.

  • Text: MA?NHT?? EPA?I??o? API?TEoY
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.8181-R
Primary reference Number: 235461
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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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