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Didrachm: CM.MC.9307-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Alexander I Balas (150-145 BC)
Mint: Tyre



Acquisition and important dates

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


-148 - -147

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 21 mm Weight 7.16 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Alexander, right, wearing diadem, hair in short, thick curls; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle with closed wings standing left on beak of galley, palm branch over right shoulder; club to left; border of dots.

  • Text: BA?????? A??????PoY; monogram to left; E?? and monogram to right.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9307-R
Primary reference Number: 236570
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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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