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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
8.40 cm
Width
8.40 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
305.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008 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 Gorny and Mosch 2008: Bleigewicht. Libra (Litron) 2. - 3. Jh. n. Chr. 305g. 8,4 × 8,4cm. Quadratische Platte mit erhabenem Rand u. Relief. Vs.: ΛΕΙ/ΤΡΑ. Rs.: Ο ΦΙΛΙΠΟ / [...] ΤΑΡ [...] / [...] ΛΑ [...] / ΝΙΚΩΝ [...] / ΛΟΣ. Braune u. beige Patina, zwei Risse, antike Einhiebe, ss
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Unidentified Countermarked Unidentified
Greek Relief Denomination, Unidentified
Fac simile

ΛΕΙ
ΤΡΑ

Reverse: Inscription all around the face? In the center:
ΙΑΡ
ΛΛΑ
ΚΩΝ
ΔΟ .

Edition
Λεί|τρα || (inscription to be checked).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Oct. 12, 2008
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 250
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Oct. 12, 2008 None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 481 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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