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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
7.90 cm
Width
7.90 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
327.00 - - Auction Leu 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Concentric circles Relief Two
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2021: Levantine region. Uncertain. 1st-3rd centuries. Weight of 1 Libra (Lead, 79 mm, 327.00 g). Monogram of MΛ above ΘΗ (?) within two circles. Rev. Blank. Very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Unidentified
Fac simile

Α𐅢
ΦΗ

Edition
α´. Λί(τρα). || ΦΗ
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 , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 300
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 4064 None None
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