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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.90 cm
Width
3.40 cm
Height
1.10 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
140.00 - - Chuistova 1962 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lion Relief RIGHT Leaping Protome
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 Denomination, Mint
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Edition
Λυ(σιμαχέων) | τέ(ταρτον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -144
Comments on Chronology
Killen 2016: Anfang 3. Jh. – 144 v. Chr.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
State Hermitage Museum (Saint Petersburg) None 9061/E 984
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Chuistova 1962 50, 176 7.3 pl. 13/89 None
Tekin 2016a 60–65, 181–184 26 pl. 10/67 None
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