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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
1 Stater
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.80 cm
Width
2.60 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
20.41 - - Auction Roma 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Tuna fish Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2019: Mysia, Kyzikos Æ Stater Weight. Circa 4th–2nd century BC. Tunny fish; KYΞI above, CTA below. Cf. Forien de Rochesnard II, p.68 (stater weight with torch). 20.41g; 26mm × 28mm. Condition as seen.
From the inventory of a German dealer.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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Edition
Κυζι(κηνῶν) | στα(τήρ).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Aug. 1, 2019
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -334 TO -27
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Aug. 1, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2019f None 280 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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