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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Lysimachus, King
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Struck
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
2.80 cm
Width
2.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
12.52 - - Auction Naumann 2016 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Horse Stamped / Countermarked RIGHT Leaping
Diadem 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 Naumann 2016: KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos (305-281 BC). Lead Trial Strike or Seal. Obv: Diademed head right. Rev: Horse rearing right. Condition: Good fine. Weight: 12.52 g. Diameter: 28 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
March 6, 2016
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -305 TO -281
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade March 6, 2016 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Naumann 2016c None 80 None None
VARIA
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