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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
3.90 cm
Width
3.40 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
152.74 - - Auction Roma 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2019: Greek 1/6 Mina PB Weight. Circa 4th-2nd century BC. Monogram. 152.74g, 39mm x 34mm. Well preserved. From a private UK collection.
Auction CNG 2019: Hellenistic Period. Circa 4th-2nd centuries BC. PB Sixth Mina Weight (39x34mm, 152.74 g). Large (PKA) and (TP) monograms / Blank. CPAI –; Rochesnard II –. grayish tan and brown patina. VF. Rare.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Unidentified
Fac simile

monogramma {RΓΡ}

Edition
monogramma {RΓΡ}
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
May 9, 2019
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -200 TO 200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade May 9, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2019a None 740 None None
Auction Roma 2019d None 510 None None