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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.50 cm
Width
3.60 cm
Height
1.35 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
102.77 - - Auction CNG 2006 No No No
108.00 - - Killen 2016 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lion Relief RIGHT Leaping Protome
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Killen 2016: Quadratisches Gewicht mit Relief: Löwenprotome n. r., Kopf frontal. Norddeutsche Privatslg. Tetarton?
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

Λ      Υ̣

Σ̣ Τ̣Ε̣ Ι

Edition
Λ–υ̣|σ̣–ι(μαχέων) τ̣έ̣(ταρτον ?).
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
June 14, 2006
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
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
Antiquities Trade June 14, 2006 None
Unidentified Private Collections None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2006a 397 2725c None None
Killen 2016 135 31 pl. 13/18 (corrigendum for the reference to the plate)
VARIA
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