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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.70 cm
Width
6.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
455.67 - - Auction Leu 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2021: Levantine region. Uncertain. Circa 1st century BC to 2nd century AD. Weight of 1 Mina (Lead, 67x67 mm, 455.67 g). Five identical monograms stamped in corners and in the center. Rev. Blank. Pondera -, but cf. 894 and 14022 (differing monograms). Some corrosion on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Stamped / Countermarked Authority
Fac simile

{monogramma}   {monogramma}
                {monogramma}

{monogramma}   {monogramma}

Edition
{five identical monograms}
Monogram
Unidentified
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 , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -200 TO 200
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 4063 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
See https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/14081/, https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/14022/, https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/11537/, https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/894/
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