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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9761-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy I Soter



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: circa 311 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 26.5 mm Weight 16.41 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Alexander the Great, right, with horn of Zeus Ammon, wearing elephant-skin tied below into aegis of which two snakes are visible; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Athene Promachos, right; eagle, right, to right below, standing on thunderbolt.

  • Text: ?TO?EMAIoY A??????PEI[ON]; ?? to left.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9761-R
Primary reference Number: 237024
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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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