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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.30 cm
Width
1.30 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
4.28 - - Auction Bucephalus 2022 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wreath Stamped / Countermarked
Eagle Stamped / Countermarked RIGHT
Winged horse Stamped / Countermarked RIGHT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Bucephalus 2022: IONIA. Ephesus. PB Tessera (Circa 2nd-3rd centuries). Obv: Eagle standing right, with wings spread. Rev: Blank. Cf. Gülbay/Kireç 82. Condition: Near very fine. Weight: 4.28 g. Diameter: 13 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Jan. 22, 2022
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -1
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Jan. 22, 2022 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Bucephalus 2022 None 910 None None