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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
3.10 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
34.81 - - Auction Bucephalus 2022 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Bucephalus 2022: BYZANTINE. Tessera (?) circa 6th-10th centuries. Obv: Globe with superimposed cross, flanked by two triangles decorated with pellets [sic]. Rev: Blank. Condition : Very fine. Weight : 34.81 gr. Diameter : 31 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Unidentified
Fac simile

ΔΙ

Edition
ΔΙ or δι´ (?).
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 918 None None