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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Unidentified
Mint
Istros
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.60 cm
Width
6.20 cm
Height
1.70 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
315.00 - - Preda 1980 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Unidentified Relief
Dolphin Relief LEFT
Eagle Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

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Edition
Ἰστρι(ανῶν) | ἡμ[ι]μναῖον || [– – –] | ΣΟ[– – –]ΝΗ[– – –]
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Istria [Istros / Histria]
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
Vasile Pârvan Institute of Archaeology (Bucharest) None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Preda 1980 117–119 None fig. 1 None
Gramaticu 2015a 31, 38 7 pl. 4/7 None
Killen 2017a 201 Istr I b 10 None None
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