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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Myrina
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.50 cm
Width
3.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
65.75 - - Auction Leu 2021 Yes No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Volute krater Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Leu 2021: Aeolis. Myrina, circa 4th-1st centuries BC. Weight of 1/4 Mina (Tetarton) (?) (Lead, 35x35 mm, 65.75 g). Volute krater; to upper left, A; to lower left and right, [M]-Y. Rev. Blank. Pondera 1839. Some scuffs, otherwise, very fine.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Mint
Fac simile

Α (?)

         Υ (?)

Edition
Α (?). || Μ–υ(ριναίων).
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
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -100
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 3943 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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