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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
3.50 cm
Width
3.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
29.47 - - Auction Ares 2019 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Tortoise Relief
Winged horse Relief LEFT Flying
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2019: Ancient Greek Lead Weight, 6th - 3rd C. BC. Pegasus and turtle , extremely rare! Diameter: 35mm. Weight: 29.47gr. Condition: Very Fine. Provenance: From Coin Fair before 1980's.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Aug. 23, 2019
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -500 TO 300
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Aug. 23, 2019 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Ares 2019a None 665 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Mint: Corinth and Aegina?
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