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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9249-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Antiochus I Soter (280 BC-261 BC)
Mint: Seleucia on the Tigris



Acquisition and important dates

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


-281 - -261

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 30 mm Weight 17.1 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Antiochus I, right, wearing diadem; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Apollo seated left on omphalos, garment thrown round loins, looking down on arrow held in his right hand; in his left hand a bow which rests on ground; hair apparently bound with stephanos and laureate; plain exergue line.

  • Text: BA?I?E?? ANTIoXoY; monograms to left and right.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9249-R
Primary reference Number: 236512
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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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