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One of two fourth-century BC silver tetradrachms, imitations of the Athenian Athena/owl type, from a Syrian hoard c. 1989, to be published by M. Price in the Festschrift for R.A.G. Carson and K. Jenkins.: CM.389-1991

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One of two fourth-century BC silver tetradrachms, imitations of the Athenian Athena/owl type, from a Syrian hoard c. 1989, to be published by M. Price in the Festschrift for R.A.G. Carson and K. Jenkins.

Maker(s)

Ruler: Artaxerxes II (404-358 BC)

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Achaemenid, Egypt, under the Persians, Artaxerxes II (404-358 BC), silver tetradrachm, obv. inscription in Egyptian demotic 'Artaxerxes king' (partly off flan), 4th cent., 15.70g, two test marks (cuts) on rev.; O. Morkholm, 'A coin of Artaxerxes III', Numismatic Chronicle 1974, pp. 1-4.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Purchased (1991-10-14) by Bendall, Simon

Dating

-0404 - -0358

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 15.7 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.389-1991
Primary reference Number: 281329
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Created: Thursday 25 February 2021 Updated: Friday 8 October 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 11 January 2023

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

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