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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9799-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy IV Philopator (220 BC-203 BC)



Acquisition and important dates

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


-221 - -204

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 26.5 mm Weight 13.15 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped jugate busts of Serapis and Isis, right; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle with wings closed standing left on thunderbolt, head turned round to right; over the right shoulder, double cornucopiae with fillet attached; border of dots.

  • Text: ?To?EMAIoY BA??????; ?? between eagle's legs.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9799-R
Primary reference Number: 237053
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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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