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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Alexander II Zabinas, Seleucid King
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Struck
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
2.20 cm
Width
2.20 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
4.96 - - Auction CNG 2007 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wreath Stamped / Countermarked
Cornucopia Stamped / Countermarked
Rudder Stamped / Countermarked
Tyche Stamped / Countermarked FACING Standing
Radiate crown Stamped / Countermarked
Male figure Stamped / Countermarked RIGHT Head
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction CNG 2007: SELEUKID KINGS of SYRIA. Alexander II Zabinas. 128-122 BC. PB 22mm (4.96 g). Radiate head right / Tyche standing facing left, holding rudder and cornucopiae; monogram to left, all in wreath. SNG Spaer reverse type E. VF, earthen patina. Probably a local subsidiary coinage.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Stamped / Countermarked Authority
Fac simile

{monogramma}

Edition
{monogramma}
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
July 11, 2007
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -128 TO -122
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade July 11, 2007 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction CNG 2007b None 72 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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