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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
2 Libras = 2 Litras
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
10.00 cm
Width
12.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
828.00 - - Auction Bertolami 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Bertolami 2020: Big inscribed Greek-Roman lead weight of a Dileitron, 2nd century BC; length cm 12,5×10, gr 828. Provenance: English private collection.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

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Edition
Δίλει|τρον.
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Feb. 10, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
GREEK , ROMAN
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Feb. 10, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Bertolami 2019 None 315 None None
Auction Bertolami 2020 None 1531 None None
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