Agora Object: IL 171
Inventory Number:   IL 171
Section Number:   Π 292
Title:   Lead Token
Category:   Iron & Lead
Description:   Obverse : Helios, rising, in his chariot.
His figure standing front, facing left, is seen between the two middle horses, galloping right and left respectively. In his left hand the reins, in his right hand the whip. Beaded edge. Plain exergue.
Reverse : Selene, driving her two weary horses* left.
She holds the reins in her left hand, her right arm raised (?). In the field a star, in the exergue another.
* these animals may be panthers; cf. Schroeder (1914), Bronzeeimer, Winckelmannsfeste 74, pl. III, where on a bronze situla, there is a Nike in chariot drawn by panthers.
Context:   Soft fill above burnt fill.
Handling:   in zip lock bag in conservation
with gloves
Negatives:   Leica
Dimensions:   Diam. 0.02; Th. 0.003; Wt. 7.21
Material:   Lead
Date:   2 April 1935
Section:   Π
Grid:   Π:10-16/ΜΗ-Ν
Bibliography:   Agora X, p. 119, pl. (30), no. L 312.
Is Similar To:   Agora:Object:Schroeder (1914), pl. III.
References:   Publication: Agora X
Image: 2017.12.0011
Image: 2017.12.0012
Notebook: ΚΚ-4
Notebook Page: ΚΚ-4-80 (pp. 749-750)
Card: IL 171