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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Ambracia
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
125.00 - - Sieveking 1913 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Agyieus Relief
Betylus Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Killen 2017: Ρechteckiges Gewicht mit Relief: Agyieus.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Mint
Fac simile

ΑΜ
ΒΡ

Edition
Ἀμ|βρ(ακιωτᾶν).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -234 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
Killen 2017: nach 234/233 v. Chr.
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Bavarian Antiquities Collection (Munich) None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Sieveking 1913 18 3g None (non vidi)
Killen 2017a 157 Ambr b 2 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
[Symbol uncertain]
Empereur 1981: Le symbole consiste en une base de 3 assises surmontée d'une sorte de flambeau à écran. Le tout reste mystérieux : un bétyle?
Killen 2017: Agyieus.
Killen 2017: ehem. München, Staatl. Antikenslg. (verschollen).
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