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One of a group of 129 ancient coins comprising 120 Greek and Roman Provincial bronzes (including two silver coins), 1 Celtic gold, 4 Parthian bronzes, 1 Elmaid bronze, 1 Norman bronze from Sicily, 2 modern forgeries of Hellenistic coins, 1 modern UK coin, and 6 banknotes.: CM.2420-1997

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One of a group of 129 ancient coins comprising 120 Greek and Roman Provincial bronzes (including two silver coins), 1 Celtic gold, 4 Parthian bronzes, 1 Elmaid bronze, 1 Norman bronze from Sicily, 2 modern forgeries of Hellenistic coins, 1 modern UK coin, and 6 banknotes.

Description

Uncertain Ptolemaic king, AE, c. 2nd cent. BC, Cyprus. Head of Zeus Ammon r. Rev. eagle standing l, aphlaston (Svoronos 1813), 6.11g.

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History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-12-05) by Buttrey, T. V., Prof.

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Weight 6.11 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.2420-1997
Primary reference Number: 271982
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Created: Tuesday 17 November 2020 Updated: Tuesday 5 October 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 5 October 2021

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

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