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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/2 Libra = 1/2 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
6.10 cm
Width
6.20 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
139.60 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008, 2009 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Stern Relief RIGHT
Prow Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2008 and 2009: Bleigewicht. 1/2 Libra (Hemilitron) 2. - 3. Jh. n. Chr. Tomis. 139,6g. 6,2 × 6,1cm. Quadratische Platte mit spitz profilierten Rändern. In der vertieften Feldern erhabene Buchstaben. Vs.: Schiffsvorderteil n. l., darüber u. darunter ΗΜΙΛΙ/ΤΡΟΝ. Rs.: Schiff, darüber u. darunter ΙΤΑΛΙ/ΚΟΝ.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Standard
Fac simile
Edition
Ἡμίλι|τρον || ἰταλι|κόν.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Oct. 12, 2008
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade March 9, 2009 None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 489 None None
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2009a None 346 None None