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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.00 cm
Width
2.00 cm
Height
0.90 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
29.68 - Dec. 11, 2015 Autopsy Charles Doyen No No Yes
Iconography
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Square weight. 17 dots on both faces. 4 dots on each side.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

Face a: 17 dots

Face b:17 dots

Side 1: 4 dots

Side 2: 4 dots

Side 3: 4 dots

Side 4: 4 dots

Edition
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 21, 1940
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
American Numismatic Society (New York) Dec. 21, 1940 1940.209-1
Newell collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
-
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