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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
10 Drachmas
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.40 cm
Width
2.30 cm
Height
0.90 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
38.88 - Nov. 7, 2020 Autopsy 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
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Denomination
Fac simile

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Edition
Δ
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
April 16, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Oct. 15, 2020 None
Private Collection, Adelaide None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2020c None 1700b None None
Auction Roma 2020f None 1742c None None