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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Athens
Denomination
1 Stater
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.00 cm
Width
5.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
950.00 - - Auction Hoffmann 1888 + Auction Hirsch 1909 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Pentagram Relief One
Astragalus Relief One
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Hirsch 1909: Quadratische Bleistücke. Oben im Relief ein Astragalos, oben und unten ΣΤΑ ΤΗΡ; i. F. l. Pentagramm. Vgl. Pernice p. 84. Mm. 60 x 58. gr. ca. 950. Treffl. Exemplar u. sehr selten.
Auction Hoffmann 1888: Deux mines (statère). Plaque carrée en plomb. Osselet en relief saillant et pentagramme. ΣΤΑΤΗΡ en lettres rétrogrades et écrites en boustrophédon sur deux lignes. - Poids, 950 gr. - Comparez Michel Soutzo, Étalons pondéraux, pl. II, 21.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Denomination
Fac simile

ΣTA THP

Edition
Στατήρ
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
France: Paris
City
Paris [Lutetia]
Date of first acquisition
May 29, 1888
circumstances
Antiquities Trade
Auction Hoffmann, Paris 1888
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -350 TO -250
Comments on Chronology
Late 4th c. - Early 3rd c. BC
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Weber Collection May 29, 1888 None
Antiquities Trade May 10, 1909 None
Hoffmann Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Hoffmann 1888b 143 524 None None
Auction Hirsch 1909 246 3409 LXIII None
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