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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Aurelius [– – –]
Mint
West Asian mint
Denomination
1 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.15 cm
Width
3.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
26.80 - - Auction Artemide 2021 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Artemide 2021: Lead weight. Roman-Hellenistic, 1st-2nd centuries AD. Obv. Large A. Rev. L(?). V. P. PB. 26.80 g. 35 x 31.5 mm. Eastern square weight with rounded tab at one end. Good VF.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Denomination
Fac simile

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Edition
α´. || Αὐρ(ηλίου) [– – –]
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 , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 300
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 Artemide 2021a None 518 None None
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