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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
8.60 cm
Width
8.60 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
598.00 - - Auction CNG 2018 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dot Relief Three
Horse Relief LEFT Leaping
Helmet Relief RIGHT
Ares / Mars Relief RIGHT Head
Athena / Minerva Relief RIGHT Head
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction CNG 2018: Roman Republican. Anonymous. Circa 3rd-2nd century BC. PB Quadrans(?) (86mm, 598 g, 10h). Uncertain mint in Spain(?). Head right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet (Mars or Minerva?) / Horse leaping left on ground line; • • • above. Unpublished, nothing similar listed in CPM. As made, warm brown patina, some roughness on reverse, deep gouge on cheek.
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
May 16, 2018
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade May 16, 2018 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2018c None 475 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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