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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Struck
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
3.10 cm
Width
3.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
18.22 - - Auction Naumann 2014 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Europa Stamped / Countermarked FACING Seated
Bull / Cow / Calf Stamped / Countermarked RIGHT Walking
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Naumann 2013: GREEK LEAD TESSERA. Obv: Europa seated on Zeus / bull walking right. Rev: Plain. Condition: Fine. Weight: 18.22 g. Diameter: 31 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
May 4, 2014
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade May 4, 2014 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Naumann 2014a None 629 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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