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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.80 cm
Width
6.20 cm
Height
1.20 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
560.00 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2022 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Tripod Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2022: Griechisch-Römisch. Bleigewicht. Delos, römisch, 1. - 2. Jh. n.Chr. 560g. 6,8 x 6,2cm. H 1,2cm. Quadratisches Handelsgewicht aus Blei. Auf der Vorderseite: Δ - H (= Delos) / M N A (= 1 Mina), dazwischen Dreifuß mit Delfin (?). Condition: Beige Patina, intakt
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Other
Fac simile

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Edition
Δ–η(μοσία?) | μνᾶ.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Nov. 8, 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 Nov. 8, 2022 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2022c None 3543 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2022: Mint: Delos.
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