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Drachm: CM.MC.9240-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Ruler: Seleucus I Nicator (312 BC-280 BC)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris

Entities

Categories

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: post 306 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 17 mm Weight 4.12 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Zeus, right, laureate; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Athene fighting from quadriga of four elephants; border of dots. Symbols and anchor above.

  • Text: BA?I?E?? ????YKoY; AB ? above
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9240-R
Primary reference Number: 236503
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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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Drachm" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/236503 Accessed: 2024-04-19 14:34:46

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