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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicus
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
Tuna fish
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
Legend type
Fac simile

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Edition
Κυζι(κηνῶν) | στα(τήρ).
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
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
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 Aug. 1, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2019c None 280 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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