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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
1 Stater
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.60 cm
Width
2.60 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
21.33 - - 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. 4th century BC. Lead Stater Weight (26mm, 21.33g). Torch; KYZ above, CTA below. R/ Blank. Cf. Rochesnard p. 68-9 (CTA inverted). Good VF.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΚΥΖΙ
CΤΑ

Edition
Κυζι(κηνῶν) | στα(τήρ).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Sept. 2, 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 Sept. 2, 2017 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Saint Paul 2017a None 43 None None
VARIA
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