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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
3 Nomismata = 3 Solidi
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.90 cm
Width
1.80 cm
Height
0.45 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
12.60 - Sept. 18, 2018 Measurement done by L. Willocx No No Yes
Iconography
Wreath
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: little cut on the upper left edge on the reverse; slightly golden. Straight and clear-cut corners and edges; the surface is smooth. On the obverse, incised letters: N֯Γ, lighter incisions for the outlines of the letters. Above and on the left of the gamma,, little N slightly incised? (uncertain). Around, wreath with two interlaced lines slighlty incised.
Autopsy
Yes
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile

N֯Γ

Edition
Νο(μίσματα) γ´
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 3668
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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