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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
12 Grammata = 12 Scrupuli
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
13.44 - - (scientific literature) No No No
Iconography
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Monetary weight. Truncated sphere. Iconography: No cross. No wreath.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
IB
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
Chronological Period
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Comments on Chronology
None
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Unidentified Private Collections None #845
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Kölner Münzkabinett 1987 40 347 None
VARIA
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