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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Thyreatis
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.90 cm
Width
4.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
108.68 - - Auction Roma 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Caduceus
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2020: Greek 1/4 Mina Weight. Circa 2nd century BC. Kerykeion; Θ-A across upper fields, ΠP-I across lower fields / Blank. Unpublished. 108.68g, 39mm × 41mm. Condition as seen. Extremely Rare; unpublished and no others on CoinArchives. From the inventory of a German dealer.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

Θ    Α

ΠΡ   Ι

Edition
Θ–Α | ΠΡ–Ι.
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
March 26, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
GREEK
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade March 26, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2020 None 393 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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