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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.30 cm
Width
5.00 cm
Height
1.20 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
253.10 - - Auction Hirsch 2009 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lion Relief LEFT Kneeling
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Killen 2016: Quadratisches Gewicht mit Relief: Löwe, in geduckter Haltung n. l., Kopf frontal.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Unidentified
Greek Relief Mint, Unidentified
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Edition
Λυ(σιμαχέων) | Υ̣ Α̣ || ​​​​​​​Κ  Τ  Η.
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Feb. 11, 2009
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -309 TO -275
Comments on Chronology
Killen 2016: 309/308 – Anfang 3. Jh. v. Chr.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Feb. 12, 2009 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Hirsch 2009 None 509 None (non vidi)
Killen 2016 131 1 None None
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