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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Euthynomos, agoranomos (North Syria)
Mint
North Syrian mint
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dolphin Relief RIGHT Leaping
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Date, Denomination
Fac simile

ΕΤΟΥΣ

   ΓΚ         

ΛΓΟΡΛΝ . Μ . ΥΝ

ΤΟΣ

ΕΥΘΥΝΟΜΟΥ

  ΟΓΔΟΟΝ

Edition
Ἔτους | ε̣κ–[ρ]´ | ἀγοραν̣[ο]μ[ο]ῦν|τος Εὐθυνόμου | ὄγδοον.

App. crit.: 2. The letter ε̣´ is uncertain; it could be a γ̣´ or a ϛ̣´. The restitution of the letter [ρ]´ is also uncertain.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
April 13, 1988
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -190 TO -186
Comments on Chronology
S.E. 125 = 188/187 BCE. But it could be S.E. 123 = 190/189 BCE, or S.E. 126 = 187/186 BCE. Or a year 23, 25 or 26, depending on another era?
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade April 13, 1988 None
Private collection #19880413, Netherlands None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Münz Zentrum 1988 119 2234 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Mint = Laodicea? (see the participle ἀγορανομοῦντος).
Compare with https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/12575/
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