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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Myrina
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.50 cm
Width
4.10 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
103.00 - - Auction Nomos 2022 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Cantharus Relief
Amphora Relief
Volute krater Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Nomos 2022: Uncertain East. 2nd century BC - 2nd century AD. Weight (Lead, 35x41 mm, 103.00 g). Amphora, or perhaps a kantharos. Rev. Blank, as made. Pondera -. Four old gouges on the reverse, otherwise, very fine.
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
Oct. 23, 2022
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 Oct. 23, 2022 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Nomos 2022e None 457 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Symbol: volute krater? Mint: Myrina?
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