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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Uncia
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Carved
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
2.00 cm
Width
2.00 cm
Height
1.30 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
24.60 - Aug. 23, 2019 Autopsy by Damien Delvigne and Thomas Leblanc No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Heavily worn
Corrosion
Heavily corroded
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Bronze weight. Maybe an A incised on one side.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Denomination
Fac simile

Edition
Ạ(οὐγγία?)
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 , LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
British Museum (London) Dec. 31, 1850 1850,0117.70
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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