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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.00 cm
Width
5.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
320.00 - - Auction CNG 2017 No No No
320.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008, 2009 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. 320g. 5 × 5,1cm. Hohe, quadratische Platte mit abgeschrägtem Rand u. Relief. Vs.: ΛΕΙ/ΤΡΑ. Die Rs. ist unverziert. Braunbeige Patina, Vs. antiker Einhieb, ss
Auction CNG 2017: PB Libra weight. Eastern Roman Empire, circa 2nd-3rd centuries AD. ΛЄI/TPA in two lines / Blank (49×48mm, 320g). VF, scrape. Ex Gorny & Mosch 175 (9 March 2009), lot 342.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΛΕΙ
ΤΡΑ

Edition
Λεί|τρα.
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 March 9, 2009 None
Private Collection #20170517 None None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 484 None None
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2009a None 342 None None
Auction CNG 2017b None 914 None None