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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Athens
Denomination
2 Staters
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
9.20 cm
Width
9.20 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
1865.00 - - Auction Hoffmann 1888 + Auction Hirsch 1909 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Four spokes of wheel 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 Kreuz ; in den vier Ecken: ΔΕΜΟ. Fehlt Pernice. Mm. 92/92. gr. ca. 1865. Vier Minenstück oder Doppelstater. Sehr schön u. von grösster Seltenheit.
Auction Hoffmann 1888: Quatre mines (double statère). Grande plaque carrée en plomb. Croix pattée en relief; dans les cantons, ΔΕΜΟ en boustrophédon. - Poids, 1865 gr.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Mint
Fac simile

ΔΕΜΟ

Edition
Δμό(σιον)
Monogram
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 -500 TO -300
Comments on Chronology
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 145 525 None None
Auction Hirsch 1909 246 3408 LXIII None
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