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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Alexandria Troas
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
6.40 cm
Width
5.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
428.23 - - Kruse and Stumpf 1998 No No No
428.23 - - Weiß 2008 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Horse Relief LEFT Grazing
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Weiß 2008: Mna, 5,0/5,1 × 6,4 cm; 428,23 g. Grasendes Pferd nach l. (ohne Bodenlinie und Raum darunter), darüber ΑΛΕ. Privatslg. Publiziert in: F. W. Kruse - G. Stumpf, Auf die Goldwaage gelegt ... Waage, Gewicht und Geld im Wandel der Zeiten, Staatliche Münzsammlung (München 1998) 7 Nr. 8 (Abb. hier auf Taf. 88 Alexandreia Troas C wiederholt).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Mint
Fac simile

ΑΛΕ

Edition
Ἀλε(ξανδρέων).
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 -301 TO -12
Comments on Chronology
The weights of Alexandria Troas are dated between 301 and 12 BCE.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Bavarian Coin Cabinet (Munich) None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Kruse and Stumpf 1998 7 8 fig. None
Weiß 2008 718–723 4C pl. 88 / Alexandria Troas C None
Tekin 2016a 93–97, 196–197 4 None None
Killen 2017a 215 AlexTr b 3 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Kruse and Stumpf 1998: Privatbesitz. Killen 2017: München, Staatl. Münzslg.
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