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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    TC,p237.1.CleMA

  • Denomination

    • tetradrachm
  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Diademed, draped bust of Cleopatra, right.
    (reverse) Bare head of Antony, right.

  • State

    • Roman Empire
  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 36BC (circa)
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 14.366 grammes
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        obverse
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Content

        BACIΛICCA KΛEOΠATPA ΘEA NEWTEPA
      • Inscription Transliteration

        BASILISSA KLEPATRA THEA NEOTERA
      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Content

        ANTWNIOC AYTOKPATWP TPITON TPIWN ANΔPWN
      • Inscription Transliteration

        ANTONIOS AUTOKRATOR TRITON TRION ANDRON
  • Bibliography

    • Taylor Combe 1814 bibliographic details
    • RPC1 4094/1 bibliographic details
    • BMC Greek (Galatia) 56, p.158 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G22/dc2/34

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition notes

    This denotes the first catalogue produced of the British Museum coin and medal collections by Taylor Combe, the then Keeper of Antiquities, in 1814.

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    TC,p237.1.CleMA

  • Additional IDs

    • TC,p237.2 (Found swapped on ticket.)
  • C&M Catalogue number

    • GC20p158.56
Silver coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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