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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
4 Staters
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
4.60 cm
Width
4.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
81.40 - - Auction Roma 2021b No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Torch Relief RIGHT One
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Roma 2021b: Mysia, Kyzikos PB Tetrastateron Coin Weight. Circa 4th-2nd century BC. Torch; KYZI below, CTA Δ above. O. Tekin, Balance Weights in the Aegean World, Istanbul 2016, p. 71-80, cf. 71 (distater) and 93 (stater); cf. Rochesnard pp 68-9. 81.40g, 46mm x 41mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΣΤΑ Δ

ΚΥΖ

Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Feb. 25, 2021
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 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Roma 2021b None 431 None None
VARIA
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