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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Antiquities| > |Antiquities by Type| > |Weights & Scales| > AS83618
Greek Lead Weight, c. 350 - 40 B.C., Battle Scene with Soldiers and Horse
|Weights| |&| |Scales|, |Greek| |Lead| |Weight,| |c.| |350| |-| |40| |B.C.,| |Battle| |Scene| |with| |Soldiers| |and| |Horse|, The weight is the gold equivalent of one mina of silver. This would be true when the ratio of gold to silver was 10 to 1: from the time of Philip II of Macedon to the time of Julius Caesar. Unusual, and worthy of further study.
AS83618. Lead weight, VF, old reverse scrapes, dent at corner; length 42.986g, weight 42.3mm, c. 350 - 40 B.C.; obverse M-NA, armed warrior and small horse advancing right toward female statue, fallen warrior below; reverse blank; SOLD










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