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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Publius Aelius Hermippos, hipparchos (Smyrna)
Mint
Smyrna
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Leaf
Length
8.40 cm
Width
8.90 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
405.75 - - Auction Hirsch 1909 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Hirsch 1909: Herzförmiges Bleistück ΙΠΠ | ΑΡΧ, unten runde Einstempelung in vier Zeilen. Rv. ΠΟ—ΑΙΛ|ΕΡΜΙΠ—ΠΟΥ. Fehlt Pernice. Vgl. P. p. 168ff. Höhe Mm. 89, grösste Breite Mm. 84. gr. 405,75. Prachtexemplar von grösster Seltenheit.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Countermarked Authority
Greek Relief Authority
Fac simile

ΠΟ—ΑΙΛ
󰀱ΡΜΙΠ—ΠΟΥ

ΙΠΠ
ΑΡΧ

Countermark: 
ΠΟ—[ΑΙΛ]
󰀱ΡΜΙΠΠ
ΟΥ
ΙΠΠΑ
ΡΧΟΥ

Edition
Πο(βλίου) Αἰλ(ίου) | Ἑρμίππου || ἱππ|άρχ[ου].

Countermark: Πο(βλίου) [Αἰλ(ίου)] | Ἑρμίππ|ου ἱππά|ρχου.
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 , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 200
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 248 3438 pl. LXIII None
Weiß 1990 131 II 6 None None
VARIA
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