Lead Market Weight

Culture: Roman/Thrace
Period: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Material: 2nd-3rd century A.D.
Dimensions: 12.8 cm x 10 cm; 826 gram
Price: Sold
Ref: 3563
Provenance: From an old English private collection.
Condition: Except for encrustations intact.
Description: Heavy lead market weight with a square plate with a high relief. On the plate is the Greek inscription ΔΙΛΕΙ ΤΡΟΝ (Dileitron, 2 Litras = 2 Libras) in two lines. The back is flat. On top a set off eyelet for suspension. Mounted.