• Coin. Tetradrachm

    Technique:
    coinage
    Dimensions:
    D-22,0 mm; weight: 6,57 g

Palmyra. Queen Zenobia. 240 - after 274 AD

Coin. Tetradrachm

240 - after 274 AD

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Palmyra. Queen Zenobia. 240 - after 274 AD

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Technique:

coinage

Dimensions and weight:

D-22,0 mm; weight: 6,57 g

Acquisition date:

Entered the Hermitage in 1951; handed over from Gokhran (The State Administration for the Formation of the State Fund of Precious Metals and Precious Stones of the Russian Federation, under the Ministry of Finance) in Moscow, commonly known as the State Precious Metals and Gems Repository

Inventory Number:

ОН-А-ДГ-35334

Comment:

Obverse: the bust of Queen to the right, the legend CЄPTIMZH NOBIΑCЄB; Reverse side: standing Gomonoyya (= Concordia) with a double cornucopia to the left; the date is stamped at the bottom LЄ (5 th year of the reign (271 AD)

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