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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.00 cm
Width
5.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
123.76 - - Auction Roma 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 Roma 2020: Greek (Asia Minor?) PB 1/6 Mina Weight. Circa 4th-2nd century BC. TAPTO(sic) within linear border / Blank. For similar, cf. Rochesnard pp. 51-3 and 72-77. 123.76g, 50mm x 50mm. Condition as seen. From a private UK collection.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Stamped / Countermarked Unidentified
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΤΑΡ
Τ

Countermark: Γ?

Edition
Ταρ|τ[η](μόριον)?

Countermark: Γ?
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
June 25, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade June 25, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2020d None 356 None None
VARIA
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