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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Callatis
Denomination
1/2 Mina
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
213.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2003, 2008, 2009 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Ear of wheat Relief
Bow Relief
Club Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2003: Bleigewicht. Halbe Mina 1. Jh. v. Chr. - 2. Jh. n. Chr. 213 g, ca. 5 × 5 cm. Quadratische Bleiplatte. S.A: HMI[...]M / A- A Zweig, Bogen und Keule Braun beige Tönung, Kratzer am Rand, ss
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2008: Bleigewicht. 1/2 Mina 1. Jh. v. Chr. - 2. Jh. n. Chr. Kallatis. 213g. 5 × 5,1cm. Quadratische Platte, auf der Vs. Relief. Vs.: HMIMNA, darunter Keule, großer Punkt (Löwenkopf?), Bogen sowie eine Ähre, l. u. r. davon Δ−Α(ΜΟΣΙΟΝ). Die Rs. ist unverziert. Beige Patina, antike Einhiebe, Rs. Kratzer, ss
Publizert: [Weiss 2005], 418; 441 Abb. 7. Ex Gorny & Mosch 122, 2003, 2425.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

HMII IA
Δ        Α

Edition
Ἡμιμ̣ν̣α(ῖον) | δα(μόσιον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
March 10, 2003
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade March 9, 2009 None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2003a None 2425 None None
Weiß 2005 418, 441 None fig. 7 None
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 468 None None
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2009a None 334 None None