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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Callatis
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
6.00 cm
Width
6.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
241.00 - - Moisil 1957 No No No
240.80 - - Bormann 1891 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Quiver Relief
Bow Relief
Club Relief
Helios Relief FACING Head
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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Edition
Ἡμι(μναῖον) | δα(μόσιον).
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 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Soutzo 1884 61 303 pl. 3/2 (non vidi)
Bormann 1891 2–3 3 fig. 3a–b None
Pernice 1894 182 708 None None
Michon 1907 553, n. 34 None None (attribution to Heraclea)
Moisil 1957 263 4 pl. I/4 None
Killen 2017a 204 Kall I b 4 pl. 16/11 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Moisil 1957: This weight was lost during the evacuation 1916–1918.
Moisil 1957: Muzeul Național de Antichități = secție a Institutului de Arheologie „Vasile Pârvan”.
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