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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
1/2 Stater
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.50 cm
Width
2.40 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
13.93 - - Auction CNG 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Torch Relief RIGHT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction CNG 2019: MYSIA, Kyzikos. Circa 4th century BC. PB Hemistater Weight (25×24mm, 13.93 g). Torch right; KYZ above, HMI below / Blank. Cf. Rochesnard p. 68-9 (for other denomination weights). Tan-brown patina. Fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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Edition
Κυζ(ικηνῶν) | ἡμι(στάτηρον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
July 31, 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 July 31, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2019a None 116 None None
VARIA
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