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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Byzantium
Denomination
1/3 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
4.40 cm
Width
5.10 cm
Height
0.50 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
187.00 - - Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1991, 1996 No No No
186.83 - - Weiß 2008 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dolphin Relief BLEFT Leaping
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Weiß 2008: Triton/Tritemorion. Delphin nach l., darüber ΠΥ, darunter ΤΡΙ. 4,3/4,4 × 5,1 × 0,4/0,5 cm; 186,83 g. Links unten sekundär zum Aufhängen gelocht. Privatslg. Aus Auktionskat. Kölner Münzkabinett Tyll Kroha 65, 1996, 1910 mit Abb. (ohne Verständnis der Aufschriften). - Βυ(ζαντίων) τρί(τον) oder τρι(τημόριον), dorisch wohl τρι(τημόριον).
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1991: Bleigewicht, ca. 5.-3. Jh. v. Chr. 20 Statere (?) zu 8,75 g, fast quadr. Platte, darauf in Hochrelief Delphin n.l., oben ΠΥ, unten ΤΡΙ, an der linken unteren Ecke Durchbohrung. 51×50 mm, 187 g, glatte Bleipatina. Selten, sehr schön.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΠΥ
ΤΡΙ

Edition
Βυ(ζαντίων) | τρί(τον) or τρι(τημόριον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
March 20, 1991
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Nov. 12, 1996 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1991 57 112 None None
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1996 194–195 1910 None None
Weiß 2008 710–712 1.2 pl. 85 / Byzantion 2 None
Tekin 2016a 66–68, 185 4 pl. 11/76 None
Killen 2017a 194 Byz b 5 None None
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