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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Moesian mint
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Triangle
Length
6.00 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
78.00 - - Moisil 1957 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Caduceus Countermarked
Caduceus Relief LEFT
Petasos Relief LEFT
Hermes Relief LEFT Head
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Moisil 1957: ΟΓΔΟ jos la stînga. Capul lui Hermes spre stînga, fără caduceu. Jos la stînga o contramarcă ovală reprezentînd un caduceu. Rv. Fără legendă şi fără tip. Plumb triunghiular. Greutatea 78 g; latura 60 mm. Optime de mină. Colecţia Mina Paucker, Bucureşti. Un alt exemplar identic, dar rupt în lungime, în colecţia Muzeului de istorie şi arheologie al Bucureştilor (fără contramarcă).
Avram 2012–15: Lieu actuel de conservation inconnu (jadis dans la collection Mina Paucker de Bucarest). Provenance : Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme triangulaire. Huitième de mine (ὄγδοον). L côté = 0,060 m. Poids : 78,00 g (– 3,87 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΟΓΔΟ

Edition
Ὄγδο(ον).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
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
Paucker Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Moisil 1957 283 42 [pl. VI/8] (attribution to Tomis) (this picture?)
Ocheşeanu 1997a 333–335 1 None (attribution to Istros)
Avram 2012–15 174–175 P14 None (possible attribution to Tomis, or Istros)
Gramaticu 2015a 31 20 None (attribution to Istros)
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