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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Alexandria Troas
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.80 cm
Width
3.60 cm
Height
1.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
143.77 - - Weiß 2008 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Ear of wheat Countermarked
Horse Relief LEFT Grazing
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Weiß 2008: Triton (?) / schweres Tetarton. Grasendes Pferd nach l. (ohne Standlinie), darüber ΑΛΕ, mittig darunter Τ. Zwischen den Beinen tiefer hochrechteckiger Stempel mit einer Kornähre mit Grannen.
3,6 × 3,8 × 0,9/1,0 cm; Punze 1,1 × 0,6 cm; 143,77 g. Links unter dem Pferdekopf und hinter dem Τ unter dem Bein antike Abarbeitungen. Möglicherweise stand hier ursprünglich ΤΡ in Ligatur. Privatslg. (aus einem Lot, Auktionskat. Gorny & Mosch 138 [2005] 2848). Ἀλε(ξανδρέων) τ(έταρτον) oder τ(εταρτημόριον) bzw. τ(αρτημόριον). Taf. 88 Alexandreia Troas 3.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΑΛΕ
Τ

Edition
Ἀλε(ξανδρέων) | τ(έταρτον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
March 7, 2005
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
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
Unidentified Private Collections March 7, 2005 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2005a 272 2848 None None
Weiß 2008 718–723 4.3 pl. 88 / Alexandria Troas 3 None
Tekin 2016a 93–97, 196–197 7 None None
Killen 2017a 215 AlexTr b 5 None None
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