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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 - - Hoffmann 1888 + Hirsch 1909 No No Yes
Iconography
Astragalus , Pentagram
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
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.
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
Legend type
Fac simile

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Edition
Στατήρ
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
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
Antiquities Trade None None
Hirsch Collection None 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
VARIA
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