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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.40 cm
Width
3.10 cm
Height
0.90 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
68.22 - - Pavlos S. Pavlou (2019-08-22) No No No
68.30 - - Auction Baldwin 2004 No No Yes
Iconography
Lattice pattern
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Baldwin 2004: Greek weight, c.1st Century BC - AD 2nd Century, Lead 33mm × 32mm, 68.3g (2-Unciae), uncertain inscription in linear border, rev flat base with repeated xxxx pattern. Heavy carbonate surface deposit, fair to fine.
Pavlos S. Pavlou (2019-08-22): GREEK.Circa 2nd to 1st cent BC.Lead weight equivalent to Two Uncia.(68.22g).
(33.7mm × 31.4mm, 9.1mm). Square lead tablet with sloping sides.inscription not all clear but letter H visable , reverse lozenged line design. Good fine. RARE. This weight illustrated in “The complete illustrated guide to coin collecting” by Dr James Mackay pg.14
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

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Edition
Η
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Oct. 11, 2004
circumstances
Antiquities trade
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
GREEK
Terminus post quem
-250
Terminus ante quem
-1
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Oct. 11, 2007 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Baldwin 2004 None 1276 None None
VARIA
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