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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
246.00 - - Antikensammlung (Inventarbuch) No No No
246.30 - - Pernice 1904 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lion Relief Leaping Protome
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Antikensammlung: Viereckiges flaches Bleigewicht der Lysimachier, darauf in Relief Vorderteil eines Panthers und griechische Inschrift: ΛΥ / ΣΜΙ (?).
Killen 2016: Quadratisches Gewicht mit Relief: Löwenprotome.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

Λ      Υ

Σ  Η  Ι

Edition
Λ–υ|σ–ι(μαχέων) | ἡ(μιμναῖον).
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
Turkey: İzmir
City
İzmir [Smyrna / Eurydikeia]
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 1899
circumstances
Erwerbungsdatum: 1899.
Erwerbung von: Vorbesitzer: Stilianopoulos, Smyrna; der Münzhändler D. Stilianopoulos, Smyrna (Lebensdaten unbekannt).
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -144
Comments on Chronology
Killen 2016: Anfang 3. Jh. – 144 v. Chr.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Berlin Antiquities Collection Dec. 31, 1899 Misc. 8743
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Pernice 1904 45 7 None None
Brodersen 1986 75, n. 34a None None None
Killen 2016 133 17 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Abbildungen: nicht nachweisbar.
Bemerkung: Objekt verlagert in Kiste WS 29 Friedrichshain. (NF)
Objektstatus: Objekt fehlt.
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