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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.00 cm
Width
1.15 cm
Height
0.25 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
2.00 - Sept. 18, 2018 Measurement done by L. Willocx No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Little to no wear
Corrosion
Little to no corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autoptic examination:
Bronze weight; square shape. Signs of wear and corrosion: very little bump on the reverse below. Very slightly rounded corners; the edges are set at a very slight slant: the surface is plane and smooth. On the obverse, sign incised with little dots: IB.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Denomination
Fac simile

IB

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
Curatorial Section
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
National Museum of Denmark (Copenhagen) None 941
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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