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Drachm: CM.MC.9311-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Demetrius II Nicator (c.147 BC-138 BC)
Mint: Antioch



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 17.5 mm Weight 3.85 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Demetrius II, right, wearing diadem, hair in short, crisp curls; bead and reel border.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Apollo, naked, seated left on omphalos, arrow in right hand, bow in left hand; plain exergue line.

  • Text: BA?????? ?HMTPIoY to right; ??oY ???A????oY [NIkAToPo?] to left; monogram below Apollo's arm, K between legs; [H]?? in exergue.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9311-R
Primary reference Number: 236574
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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