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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Athens
Denomination
4 Drachmas
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.50 cm
Width
2.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
16.72 - - Auction Naumann 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Olive Branch Incised
Crescent Incised
Owl Incised
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Naumann 2021: Attica. Athens. Uniface PB Tetradrachm Weight (?) (Circa 4th century BC). Obv: Incuse owl standing left, olive sprig and crescent to right. Rev: Blank. . Condition: Very fine. Weight: 16.72 g. Diameter: 25 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Mint
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Edition
Ἀθε(ναίων).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
April 4, 2021
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -300
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade April 4, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Naumann 2021 None 170 None None
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