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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Quintus Junius Rusticus
Mint
Denomination
Material
Serpentine
Manufacture
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
2.90 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
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
Froehner: Poids en serpentine noire. Rome, 1890. D. 29 mill. Boule aplatie sur deux faces. Dans le haut, deux trois percés (pour y fixer une anse en métal ou y fondre du plomb). Sur le pourtour: EX•AVCT•Q•IVNI•RVSTICI•PR•VR• Ex auct(oritate) Q(uinti) Iuni Rustici pr(aetoris) ur(bani). Q. Iunius Rusticus, philosophe stoïque, professeur et conseiller intime de Marc-Aurèle (Capitolinus, M. Aurel. 3). L’an 162 cos. II. L’an 162 préfet urbain (Ulpigr, Dig. 49, 1, 1, § 3). Mort probablement en 168.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Authority
Fac simile

EX·AVCT·Q·IVNI·RVSTICI·PR·VR·

Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 1890
circumstances
Rome, 1890.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
ROMAN
Time frame
FROM None TO None
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
National Library of France (Paris) None None
Froehner Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
-
VARIA
Additional comment
Froehner, Registre V, p. 266a.
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