Byzantine Bronze, Silver and Copper Inlaid Weight

 

Byzantine Bronze, Silver and Copper Inlaid Weight

A Byzantine bronze square three-ounce weight inlaid with a silver cross flanked by two gammas; all within a copper inlaid arched, distyle shrine with spiral columns

Ca. 4th - 6th century AD.
Height: 38 mm.
Weight: 80.1 gm.

cf.: for a 6-ounce mate to this weight in the British Museum, inv. no. 1938. 10-4.4.

Formerly a New York private collection.

Inv#: 6648

$2,250

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