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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
2.60 cm
Width
- cm
Height
0.75 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
27.40 - Sept. 18, 2018 Measurement done by L. Willocx No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Cross
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; disc shape. Signs of wear and corrosion: chippings; little bumps; little strokes lower (below the letters) on the obverse; corroded on the right side; greenish. Frame on both sides. On the obverse, knob in high relief in the center and incised signs: Γο⁺A. On the reverse and the side, double rings slightly incised. On the reverse, little hole in the center.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Denomination
Fac simile

ΓοΑ

Edition
Ο(ὐ)γ(κία) α´
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 1007
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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VARIA
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