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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Antiochos (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
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lattice pattern Relief
Anchor Relief
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
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority
Fac simile

ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ

ΑΝΤΟΧΟΥ

Edition
Βασιλέως | Ἀντ⟨ι⟩όχου.
Monogram
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
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -281 TO -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 2019c None 330 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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