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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
50 Libras
Material
Serpentine
Manufacture
Carved
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
24.00 cm
Width
20.00 cm
Height
23.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
16232.00 - - Abascal Palazón and Gimeno Pascual 2000 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Duck Shaped Head
Finger
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
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
ROMAN
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Royal Academy of History (Madrid) None 446
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Abascal Palazón and Gimeno Pascual 2000 113–114 146a fig. None
VARIA
Additional comment
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