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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
[S]yros?, agoranomos (North Syria)
Mint
North Syrian mint
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
4.40 cm
Width
4.70 cm
Height
0.50 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
66.40 - April 25, 2018 Autopsy Lysiane Delanaye No No Yes
Iconography
Caduceus , Thunderbolt , Lattice pattern
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Square lead weight.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

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Edition
Ὄγδ–[οον] | ζο–ρ´ | ἐπ–ὶ | [Σ?]ύρ–ου.
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
GREEK
Terminus post quem
-136
Terminus ante quem
-135
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
SE 177 = 136/135 BCE
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Numismatic Museum (Athens) None (without inv.no.)
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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