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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
54.20 - - (scientific literature) No No No
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Commercial weight. Truncated sphere. Iconography: No cross. No wreath.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
OY B
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
None
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Unidentified Private Collections None #844
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1987 40 345 None
VARIA
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