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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
3 Uncias
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.90 cm
Width
3.90 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
77.10 - - Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Gorny and Mosch 2008: Bleigewicht. 2 Unciae 2. - 3. Jh. n. Chr. Tomis. 77,10g. 3,9 × 3,9cm. Quadratische Platte mit spitz profilierten Rändern. In der vertieften Feldern erhabene Buchstaben. Vs.: TP/EIE. Rs. O[Y]N/[K]IA.
Vgl. [Weiss 2005], 413. Graue Patina, am Rand kleine Fehlstelle, an einer Ecke Kratzer, ss.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΤΡ
ΕΙΣ

ΟΥΝ
ΚΙΑ

Edition
Τρ|εῖς || οὔν|κια.
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 Oct. 12, 2008 None
Private Collection #20081012 None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Gorny & Mosch 2008a None 494 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
For the identification of Tomis as the mint, see Weiß 2005, p. 413–417; Avram 2012–15, nos. P46–P49.
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