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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
2 Staters
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.80 cm
Width
2.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
38.54 - - Auction Leu 2020 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Tuna fish Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2020: MYSIA. Kyzikos. Circa 3rd–1st centuries BC. Weight of 2 Staters (Lead, 28×28 mm, 38.54 g). KYZ / ΔIC Tunny to left. Rev. Blank. Pondera 13594. Very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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Edition
Κυζι(κηνῶν) | διστ(άτηρον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 12, 2020
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -338 TO -27
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Dec. 12, 2020 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Leu 2020d None 903 None None
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