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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.50 cm
Width
3.50 cm
Height
0.80 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
124.60 - - Tekin 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lion Relief Protome
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Tekin 2019: Lead balance weight. Lysimachia, Hellenistic period. Depicted with lion protome, Λ-Υ-Σ-Ι on corners ; below, TE. Tetarton, 124.6 g, 35×35×8 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

 Λ Υ

Σ T(?) E Ι

Edition
Λ–υ|σ–ι(μαχέων) | τ̣έ(ταρτον).
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
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -309 TO -144
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Tokgöz Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Tekin 2019 51 20 None None
VARIA
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