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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Istros
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
- cm
Width
2.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
77.00 - - Preda 1958 No No No
79.00 - - Ruzicka 1917 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dolphin Relief LEFT
Eagle Relief LEFT
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
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΟΓΔΟ

Edition
Ὄγδο(ον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Istria [Istros / Histria]
context
Gramaticu 2015: Discovered in 1910 in the perimeter of Istros.
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK
Time frame
FROM -400 TO -100
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Ionescu Collection Dec. 31, 1910 None
Romanian Academy Library – Coin Cabinet (Bucharest) None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Netzhammer 1912 7–8 None fig. (non vidi)
Ruzicka 1917 76 7 fig. 7 None
Moisil 1957 259–260 1 pl. I/1 None
Preda 1958 451, n. 3 None None None
Gramaticu 2015a 22, 31, 40 12 pl. 6/12 None
Killen 2017a 201 Istr I b 7 = 8 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Compare with #13480.
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