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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Moesian mint
Denomination
1/3 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Triangle
Length
8.80 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
212.00 - - Soutzo 1904 No No No
212.20 - - Bormann 1891 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Caduceus Relief LEFT
Petasos Relief LEFT
Hermes Relief LEFT Head
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: MNA, inv. 1261/11 971. Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme triangulaire, plutôt mal conservé. Percé d’un trou en bas, à gauche, ce qui affecte en quelque sorte le pétase. Tiers de mine (τρίτη). L côté = 0,088 m. Poids : 212,20 g (– 6,10 g par rapport à l’unité étalon). Lettres élégantes.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΤΡΙΤΗ

Edition
Τρίτη.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Constanța [Tomis]
context
Bormann 1891: Excavated in Küstendsche = Kustendje = Constanța (Tomi).
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
Vasile Pârvan Institute of Archaeology (Bucharest) None 1261/11971
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Soutzo 1884 None None pl. III (non vidi)
Bormann 1891 1–2 1 fig. 1 None
Pernice 1894 182 709 None None
Soutzo 1896 390 3 pl. X/3 None
Soutzo 1900 117, 118 2 fig. 2 (attribution to Tomis)
Soutzo 1904 7 2 None None
Moisil 1957 279 35 pl. VI/3 (attribution to Tomis)
Avram 2012–15 170–171, 234 P7 fig. P7 (possible attribution to Tomis, or Istros)
Gramaticu 2015a 31, 42 18 pl. 8/18 (attribution to Istros)
VARIA
Additional comment
Moisil 1957: This weight was lost in 1916.
Moisil 1957: Muzeul Național de Antichități = secție a Institutului de Arheologie „Vasile Pârvan”.
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