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One of six ancient coins and seven modern forgeries of ancient coins:: CM.723-1992

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Titles

One of six ancient coins and seven modern forgeries of ancient coins:

Maker(s)

Ruler: Lysimachus (305 BC-281 BC)

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Description

Fantasy piece, in base metal, combining a Lysimachus (306-281 BC) tetradrachm obverse and invented reverse with scene of two lovers, 34.28 g.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-07-20) by Timms, Edward, Prof. and Mrs.

Components of the work

Object Weight 34.28 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.723-1992
Primary reference Number: 276734
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Created: Friday 20 November 2020 Updated: Friday 10 September 2021 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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