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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
2.00 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
10.68 - - Auctions CNG 2009, Spink 2020 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 CNG 2009: ARKADIA, Heraia(?). 4th-3rd centuries BC. PB Weight (20mm, 10.68 g). Large H / Blank. Rochesnard II -. Good Fine, orange-tan surfaces. From the D. Alighieri Collection.
Auction Spink 2020: (x) Arkadia, Heraia [?] (c. 4th-2rd Century BC), lead weight of 2.5 Drachma [?], 20mm., 10.68g, large H, rev. blank, (cf. Forien de Rochesnard II, p.7), good fine, orange tan surfaces.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

Η

Edition
η´. (?) or Ἥ(μισυ) (?)
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
June 17, 2009
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 Feb. 13, 2020 None
Nomos Brasiliana Collection None NB015
Alighieri Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2009b None 138 None None
Auction Spink 2020 None 36 None None