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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Honorius, Roman Emperor
Mint
Denomination
1 Sicilicus = 1.5 Nomisma = 1.5 Solidus
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.50 cm
Width
1.30 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
6.43 - - Auction Monnaies d’Antan 2017 No No Yes
Iconography
One imperial bust
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Monnaies d’Antan 2017: Romain - Poids monétaire - 1 1/2 solidus (Honorius). Portrait d'Honorius de face.
TTB. Plomb ; 6.43 gr ; 15*13 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
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
Nov. 18, 2017
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Time frame
395 - 423
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Nov. 18, 2017 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Monnaies d’Antan 2017 None 1139 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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