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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
2 Staters
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.80 cm
Width
3.40 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
55.01 - - Auction Saint Paul 2017 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Torch Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Saint Paul 2017: Mysia, Kyzikos, c. 1st century BC–2nd century AD. PB Distater Weight (38x34mm, 55.01g). KYZI ΔICT above and below club. R/ Blank. Near VF.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

󰁷󰃐󰅒󰁰

ΔICΤ .

Edition
Κυζι(κηνῶν) | διστ[ά](τηρον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 17, 2017
circumstances
Antiquities trade
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -334 TO -27
Comments on Chronology
Tekin 2016a: The Kyzikene weights are dated to the Hellenistic period in general.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Dec. 17, 2017 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Saint Paul 2017b None 70 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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