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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.60 cm
Width
1.55 cm
Height
0.35 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
6.50 - Sept. 18, 2018 Measurement done by L. Willocx No No Yes
Iconography
Wear
Little to no wear
Corrosion
Lightly corroded
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autoptic examination:
Lead weight; square shape. Signs of wear and corrosion: chippings; brownish. Straight corners and sides. On the obverse, slighlty incised letter: S.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

S

Edition
S
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
Time frame
-
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
National Museum of Denmark (Copenhagen) None 1005
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
-
VARIA
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