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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.90 cm
Width
6.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
464.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lion Relief RIGHT Leaping
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2019: Bleigewicht. Mina (464,00g). 1. Hälfte 2. Jh. v. Chr. Mzst. Lysimacheia in Thrakien. 6,1 × 5,9cm. Quadratische Platte mit abgeschrägten Seiten. Vs.: ΛΨ/ΣΙ, springender Löwe n. r., darunter Gewichtsangabe M. Beige Patina, Kratzer und Einhiebe, ss-vz. Vgl. Gorny & Mosch München Auktion 175, 2009, Los 323 und 327.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Mint
Fac simile

Λ     Υ

Σ      Ι

Edition
Λ–υ|σ–ι(μαχέων).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Oct. 19, 2019
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -309 TO -144
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Oct. 17, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2019 None 3878 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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