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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.20 cm
Width
3.25 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
70.90 - - Auction Hirsch 1909 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
Auction Hirsch 1909: Quadratisches Bleistück. Oben Vorderteil eines r. springenden Löwen, in den oberen Ecken Λ—Υ. Fehlt Pernice. Mm.32,5/32. gr. 70,90. sehr schön u. sehr selten.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

Λ   Υ

Edition
Λ–υ|[σ–ι(μαχέων) ὄ(γδοον)?].
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
May 10, 1909
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -309 TO -144
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade May 10, 1909 None
Weber Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Hirsch 1909 249 3448 pl. LXIII None
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