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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Unidentified
Mint
West Asian mint
Denomination
1/2 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.80 cm
Width
3.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
16.95 - - Auction Leu 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2021: Western Asia Minor. Uncertain. Circa 1st-3rd centuries. Weight of 1/2 Uncia (Semuncia) (Lead, 28x37 mm, 16.95 g, 12 h). S; on sprue, [...]Λ[...] / [...]OCO[...] / [...]HC[...]. Rev. [...]Λ[...] / [...]ΟΠ[...] / [...]ΛA[...]. Cf. Pondera 14291 (differing agoranomos). Very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Stamped / Countermarked Authority
Greek Relief Authority, Denomination
Fac simile

S

ΟΠ
ΛΑ

Countermark:
   Λ
OCO
  HC

Edition
S(emuncia). || [– – –]ΟΠ[– – –]|[– – –]ΛA[– – –].
Countermark: [– – –]Λ[– – –]|[– – –]OCO[– – –]|[– – –]HC[– – –]
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Feb. 27, 2021
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 250
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Feb. 27, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Leu 2021a None 2617 None None
VARIA
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