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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
4.00 cm
Width
4.20 cm
Height
0.35 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
50.00 - - Ridder 1905 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Elayi and Elayi 1997: Poids(?) phénicien? Disque percé d’un petit trou au centre. Inscription bilingue phénicien / grec incisée sur l'une des faces : B phénicien et HKṬ grecs.
Ridder 1905: Patine d’un vert grisâtre.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek, Phoenician Incised Unidentified
Fac simile

{Phoenician letter bēt, U+10901}
ΗΚΓ̣

Edition
b | ΗΚΓ̣

L. 2 Γ̣ rather than Τ̣?
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
NEAR EASTERN , GREEK
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
De Clercq Collection None 674
Péretié Collection None E. 404
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ridder 1905 365–366 683 fig. 363 None
Elayi and Elayi 1997 75, 371, 387 127 fig. 3, 19 None
VARIA
Additional comment
See https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/13045/
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