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Cistophorus: CM.MC.8682-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Mint: Nysa



Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa -112 - Circa -111

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 29 mm Weight 12.47 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Cista mystica with half-open lid from which a snake issues, left; wreath of ivy-leaves with berries.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Two coiled serpents with heads erect; between them, bow-case with aplustre above which, inscription to left, and to right a small figure of Kore in long peplos and with fillet in hand.

  • Text: AN NE??E Po?; NY to left; k? to right.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.8682-R
Primary reference Number: 235959
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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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