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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Callatis
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
5.10 cm
Width
5.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
118.80 - - Auction CNG 2017 No No Yes
118.77 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008, 2009 No No No
119.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2003 No No No
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Geometric symbol Countermarked Two
Caduceus 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. Viertel Mina 1. Jh. v. Chr. - 2. Jh. n. Chr. 119g, Dm ca. 5 cm. Runde Bleiplatte mit erhabenen Rand. S.A: T-E zwische Kerykeion und Keule Braunbeige Tönung, Kratzer am Rand, ss
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2008 and 2009: Bleigewicht. 1/4 Mina 1. Jh. v. - 2. Jh. n. Chr. Kallatis. 118,77g. Dm 5,1cm. Scheibe mit auf der Vs. erhabenem Rand u. Relief. Vs.: Kerykeion u. Keule, dazwischen TE, seitliche davon zwei Gegenstempel mit Kreuzen. Die Rs. ist unverziert. Braunbeige Patina, Kratzer am Rand, ss-vz. Publizert: [Weiss 2005], 414 Anm. 30. Ex Gorny & Mosch 122, 2003, 2426.
Auction CNG 2017: PB Quarter mina weight. Callatis in Moesia, circa 1st-2nd centuries AD. TE with caduceus above and club below; c/m: X within square incuse (x2) / Blank (51mm, 118.8g). [Weiss 2005], p. 414 and fig. 30 (this weight). VF, a few scrapes. Ex Gorny & Mosch 175 (9 March 2009), lot 335; Gorny & Mosch 122 (10 March 2003), lot 2426.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΤΕ

Edition
Τέ(ταρτον).
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 #20170517 None None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2003a None 2426 None None
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 472 None None
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2009a None 335 None None
Auction CNG 2017b None 910 None None
Marin 2017 327, 334 None pl. III/9 None