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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9876-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Antoninus Pius (AD 138-61)
Mint: Alexandria



Acquisition and important dates

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


138 - 161

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 35 mm Weight 25.86 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Pius, right, laureate.

  • Text: [AVTKT]AI???P [ANT???INOC C?B?VC]
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Shrine supported by two columns; richly draped figure of Isis seated right in high-backed throne, suckling Harpokrates, within. Sceptre with horn and disk head to right of the group; in pediment, disk with uraei.

  • Text: ???[?] KATOV
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9876-R
Primary reference Number: 237127
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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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