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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Halieis
Denomination
1/3 Stater , 1/3 Mina
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
7.20 cm
Width
7.20 cm
Height
1.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
218.40 - - McAllister 2005 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Doughnut-shaped bronze weight (HM 1186) from the Lower Town. D. 0.072, hole D. 0.027, Th. 0.01 m, Wt. 218.4 g. Letters cut after manufacture.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Denomination
Fac simile

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Edition
Τριταῖον.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Greece: Argolis
Findspot (site)
Pórto Chéli [Halieis]
context
House A.
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -500 TO -400
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Archaeological Museum of Nafplion None HM 1186
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
McAllister 2005 109–110 None None None
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