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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Critobou(los), agoranomos (Olbia)
Mint
Olbia
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
3.90 cm
Width
3.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dolphin Relief RIGHT Leaping
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Killen 2017: Quadratisches Gewicht mit Relief: Delphin n. r. Inschr.: ΟΛΒΙΟ(πολειτῶν) | ΚΡΙΤΟΒΟΥ. Maße: 3,9 × 3,7. Einheit: Tetarton? Mat.: Bronze.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Mint
Fac simile

ΟΛΒΙΟ

ΚΡΙΤΟΒΟΥ 

Edition
Ὀλ̣βιο(πολειτῶν) | Κριτοβού(λου).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
May 10, 1969
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
Killen 2017: 350–200 v. Chr. (nach Krapivina, s. o.).
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade May 10, 1969 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Münzen und Medaillen 1969 None 721 None None
Killen 2017a 208 Ol I b 6 None None
VARIA
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