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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Athens
Denomination
1 Stater
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
7.30 cm
Width
7.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
902.37 - - Pernice 1894 + Database Antike Bronzen No No Yes
Iconography
Astragalus
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Pernice 1894: Quadratisches Bleistück. Oben ein Astragal in Relief, in den Ecken die Buchstaben ΔΗΜΟ d. h. δημό[σιον. Gut erhalten. Gewicht 902,37 gr.
Database Antike Bronzen: Bleigewicht «Stater mit Knöchel» und griechischer Aufschrift: ΔΗΜΟ.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

ΔHMO

Edition
Δημό(σιον)
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 1874
circumstances
1874 ; Erwerbung von: Unbekannt.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
Hellenistic period (338–27 BCE)
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Berlin Antiquities Collection Dec. 31, 1874 Misc. 6377
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Pernice 1894 84 10 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Objekt fehlt. E. Curtius gibt im Inventarbuch als Material fälschlich «Bronze» an. Objekt verlagert in Kiste WS 29 Friedrichshain.
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