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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Lysimachia
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
1.60 cm
Width
1.60 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
3.30 - - Auction Zeus 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Six-rayed star Relief
Eight-rayed star Relief
Lion Relief RIGHT Leaping
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Zeus 2020: BYZANTINE LEAD SEAL (5th-6th century). Obv: Lion standing right; star above. Rev: Blank. Condition: Very Fine. Weight: 3.3 gr. Diameter: 16 mm.
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
Feb. 29, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -144
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Feb. 29, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Zeus 2020b None 1203 None None
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