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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Antioch
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
10.00 cm
Width
10.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
422.94 - - Auction Leu 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Trident Relief
Aphlaston Relief
Anchor Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2021: Syria, Seleucis and Pieria. Antiochia on the Orontes. 1st century BC. Weight of 1 Mina (Bronze, 100x100 mm, 422.94 g). ANTIOXEIOΣ (sic!) – MNA Large trident; to left, Seleukid anchor; to right, aphlaston. Rev. Latticework design. Pondera -. Apparently unpublished. A carefully produced large civic weight. Some deposits and with a flan crack, otherwise, very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΙΟΣ
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Edition
Ἀντιόχειος | μνᾶ.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
May 24, 2021
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -300 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade May 24, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Leu 2021b None 4060 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Auction Leu 2021: The unusual ethnic ANTIOXEIOΣ also occurs on Pondera 12077 and 12229.
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