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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Antioch
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.00 cm
Width
6.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Lattice pattern Relief
Double cornucopia Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Zeus 2021: Byzantine Lead Seals, 7th - 13th Centuries. A large beautifully decorated lead hellenistic weight with inscription. Condition: Very Fine. Weight: 100+ gr. Diameter: 60 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
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Edition
Δημόσιον | τέταρτον.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
June 27, 2021
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -150 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade June 27, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Zeus 2021 None 759 None None
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