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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9818-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (169 BC-116 BC)
Mint: Salamis



Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: 141 BC

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Diameter 25.5 mm Weight 14.23 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Head of Ptolemy I, Soter, right, wearing diadem and aegis; border of dots.

  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

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

  • Text: ?To?EMAIoY BA??????; LK? to left; ?? to right.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9818-R
Primary reference Number: 237070
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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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