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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9244-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Seleucus I Nicator (312 BC-280 BC)
Mint: Persepolis



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: post 301 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 27.5 mm Weight 16.73 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Idealised head of Seleucus I, right, wearing helmet covered with panther-skin and decorated with bull's horns, the bull's ear also visible on the near side; lion-skin tied round neck; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Nike standing right, about to crown a tropy of armour mounted on trunk; border of dots.

  • Text: BA?I?E?? ????YKoY; H AX
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9244-R
Primary reference Number: 236507
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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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