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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Antiochus (unidentified Seleucid king)
Mint
Antioch
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
4.50 cm
Width
4.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
81.20 - - Auction CNG 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Lattice pattern , Anchor
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction CNG 2019: Seleukid Empire. temp. Antiochos X Eusebes Philopator (?). Circa 94-88 BC. Cast PB Sixth or Eighth Mina Weight (45x45mm, 81.20 g). BAΣIΛEΩΣ down right, ANTOXOY (sic) down left, large upturned anchor / Netting pattern. Cf. Rochesnard p. 59. Gray and brown patina. VF. An attractive example with the misspelling ANTOXOY for ANTIOXOY.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

ΑΝΤΟΧΟΥ

Edition
Βασιλέως | Ἀντ⟨ι⟩όχου.
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Sept. 11, 2019
circumstances
Antiquities trade
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
GREEK
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Time frame
-281 - -64
Comments on Chronology
Seleucid king Antiochus
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Sept. 11, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2019b None 330 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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