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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Monimos, agoranomos (Istros)
Mint
Istros
Denomination
1 Mina , 1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Leaf
Length
10.00 cm
Width
- cm
Height
1.20 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
298.00 - - Dabîca and Angelescu 2014–17 Yes No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dolphin Relief RIGHT
Eagle Relief RIGHT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
Yes
Archaeological description
Dabîca and Angelescu 2014–17: Pond de plumb bilobat (cordiform) fragmentar. 298,00 g; 10 × ? × 1,2 cm. Avers. În câmp adâncit, cu chenar, reprezentare neclară; jos, ΜΟΝΙΜΟΥ. Revers. În câmp fără chenar, vultur pe delfin spre dreapta, din care se văd doar cozile şi o parte din corpul delfinului; jos, [ΑΓ]ΟΡΑΝΟΜΟΥΝΤ. Posibil o jumătate de mină, dacă ne ghidăm după reîntregirea formei și a greutății (raportată la o mină de 600‑630 g).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority
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Μονίμου || [ἀγ]ορανομοῦντ[ος].
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ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Istria [Istros / Histria]
context
Dabîca and Angelescu 2014–17: Discovered during Summer 1998 in Istria (plateau to the west of the fortress), using a metal detector in the presence and under the direct supervision of archaeologists.
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) Aug. 31, 1998 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Dabîca and Angelescu 2014–17 114, 115 2 pl. I/2 None
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