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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9253-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Antiochus II Theos (261 BC-246 BC)
Mint: Myrina



Acquisition and important dates

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


-266 - -246

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 28 mm Weight 17.11 g

Inscription or legends present

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

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Herakles, naked, seated left on rock over which is thrown his lion-skin; left leg forward, right leg drawn back; with right hand holds club which rests on ground, the strap round wrist; left hand rests on rock; to right, oenochoe, right; below, lance-head, right.

  • Text: BA?I?E?? ANTIoXoY; monogram below.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9253-R
Primary reference Number: 236516
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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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