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One of twelve ancient coins in gold, electrum and silver of the state of Carthage (8 coins), of Syracuse, Sicily, of Lysimachus King of Thrace and Ptolemy I King of Egypt.: CM.16-1987

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One of twelve ancient coins in gold, electrum and silver of the state of Carthage (8 coins), of Syracuse, Sicily, of Lysimachus King of Thrace and Ptolemy I King of Egypt.

Maker(s)

Mint: Lilybaeum (Uncertain)

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Description

Carthage, silver tetradrachm of Lilybaeum(?), Sicily, 350/340-c.305 BC. Thymiaterion 'hb' caduceus (Jenkins, Coins of Punic Sicily, III, series 2c, 94). Wt.17.13g.

Notes

History note: Mrs. R.B. Lewis bequest, from the collection of the late R.B. Lewis.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1987-07-20) by National Art Collections Fund

Dating

Circa -0350 - Circa -0305

Components of the work

Object composed of silver Weight 17.13 g

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.16-1987
Primary reference Number: 284985
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Created: Wednesday 7 April 2021 Updated: Thursday 26 August 2021 Last processed: Thursday 26 August 2021

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

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