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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9801-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy V Epiphanes (204-181 BC)



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: 197 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 26 mm Weight 13.87 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of the youthful Ptolemy V, right, wearing diadem.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt; border of dots.

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

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9801-R
Primary reference Number: 237055
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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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