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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Perinthos
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
8.40 cm
Width
8.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
331.00 - - Auction Leu 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Frame Relief
Palm Relief
Prize urn Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2021: Thrace. Perinthus, circa 2nd-3rd centuries AD. Weight of 1 Libra (Lead, 84x87 mm, 331.00 g, 12 h). ΠEPIN/Θ-I/Ⲱ-N Prize urn containing palm. Rev. ΛEI/TPA. Pondera 12827. Holed and with some surface flaking, otherwise, very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΠΕΡΙΝ
Θ       Ι
Ⲱ     Ν

Λ  Ε  Ι

Τ  Ρ  Α

Edition
Περιν|θ–ί|ω–ν || λεί|τρα.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 20, 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 Dec. 20, 2021 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Leu 2021d None 3942 None None
VARIA
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