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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Alexandria Troas
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
143.00 - - Auction Gradl und Hinterland 1991 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
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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Edition
Ἀλε(ξανδρέων) | τ(έταρτον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 14, 1991
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
Antiquities Trade Dec. 14, 1991 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gradl und Hinterland 1991 None 798 fig. (non vidi)
IK Alexandreia Troas 174 198 None None
Killen 2017a 215–216 AlexTr b 6 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Is it the same object as https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/13184/ ?
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