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Didrachm: CM.MC.9811-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.

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 20 mm Weight 6.93 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Youthful draped bust of a Ptolemy as Dyonisos, hair wreathed with ivy; carries thyrsos over left shoulder; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: ?To?EMAIoY BA??????
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9811-R
Primary reference Number: 237064
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Audit data

Created: Monday 9 September 2019 Updated: Monday 9 September 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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