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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Magarsa
Denomination
1/2 Libra = 1/2 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
6.20 cm
Width
8.90 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
263.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Palm Relief One
Dot / Pellet Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021b: Beigewicht. Hemilitron Frühe Kaiserzeit(?), 1. - 2. Jh. n. Chr. H 8,9 cm, B 6,2 cm. (263 g). Rechteckiges Bleigewicht mit Handhabe. Vs. Zweig in weitem Perlrahmen u. die spiegelverkehrte inscrhift ΗΜΙΛΙΤΡΟИ. Rs. flach. Ex Sammlung Peter Weiß, Kiel, erworben zwischen 1967 und 2015. Condition: vz.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΗΜΙΛΙΤΡΟИ

Edition
Ἡμίλιτρον.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 2015
circumstances
Antiquities trade. Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021: Ex Sammlung Peter Weiß, Kiel, erworben zwischen 1967 und 2015.
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
Weiß Collection Dec. 31, 2015 None
Antiquities Trade April 21, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021b 108 3889 fig. 3889 None
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