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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Perinthos
Denomination
5 Libras = 5 Litras , 1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
12.00 cm
Width
12.00 cm
Height
2.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
1542.21 - - Auction CNG 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction CNG 2020: THRACE, Perinthus. Roman Imperial Period. Cast PB Mna / Pentalitron Weight (120×120×20mm, 1542.21 g, 12h). Light standard. [MNA/ΠEPI/NΘIA] in three lines; all within quadrate frame / [П]Є[NT/AΛIT/PON] ΔI/[KЄON] in four lines; all within quadrate frame. CPAI Istanbul 079. Eathen gray patina, cuts on obverse, holed for suspension. Fair. From the S.M. Collection.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint, Other
Fac simile

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ΔI

Edition
[Μνᾶ | Περι|νθία. || Π]ε[ντ|αλίτ|ρον] δί|[κεον].
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ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Sept. 9, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Sept. 9, 2020 None
Moussaieff Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2020c None 289 None None
VARIA
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