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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Cyzicos
Denomination
2 Staters
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.20 cm
Width
3.40 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
35.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Torch Relief RIGHT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021: Sammlung Bleigewichte. 5. - 1. Jh. v. Chr. [...] Quadratisches Gewicht, 35g, 3,2 x 3,4cm, Vs.: CTA / [...]O, dazwischen Fackel. Rs. alle flach. 6 Stück! Condition: Graue Patina, kleine Kratzer, s.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

CΤΑ
Δ̣Υ̣Ο

Edition
Στα(τῆρες) | δ̣ύ̣ο.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 2005
circumstances
Antiquities trade. Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021: Ex Sammlung Peter Weiß, Kiel, erworben zwischen 1967 und 2005.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -334 TO -27
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Weiß Collection Dec. 31, 2005 None
Antiquities Trade April 21, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2021b 139 4014f fig. 4014 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Mint: Cyzicos? The weight is very similar to other weights from Cyzicus, but one would expect the ethnic Κυζι(κηνῶν).
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