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Tetradrachm: CM.MC.9915-R

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Ruler: Probus (AD 276-82)
Mint: Alexandria



Acquisition and important dates

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


276 - 282

Components of the work

Object composed of Billion Diameter 18 mm Weight 7.1 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Draped bust of Probus, right, laureate; border of dots.

  • Text: AKMAVP?POBoCC??
  • Location: Obverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle with closed wings standing left, head turned back, wreath in beak.

  • Text: L B to left and right.
  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.MC.9915-R
Primary reference Number: 237166
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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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