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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Triangle
Length
- cm
Width
6.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
265.64 - - Auction Jacquier 1988 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Six-rayed star Relief
Lion Relief LEFT Seated
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Killen 2016: Dreieckiges Gewicht mit Lochung in der oberen Spitze und Relief: Löwe, sitzend n. l., Kopf frontal, sechsstrahliger Stern.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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ΛΥΣΙ

Edition
Ἡ(μιμναῖον) | Λυσι(μαχέων).
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
June 30, 1988
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -309 TO -220
Comments on Chronology
Killen 2016: 309/308 – 220 v. Chr.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade June 30, 1988 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Jacquier 1988 None 428 None (non vidi)
Killen 2016 132 3 pl. 12/2 None
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