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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Callatis
Denomination
1/8 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
2.50 cm
Width
3.70 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
61.12 - - Avram 2012–15 No No No
64.85 - - Severeanu 1935 Yes No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Horse Relief RIGHT Head
Helios Relief FACING Head
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: MMB, inv. 12 116 (collection Maria et George Severeanu). Provenance: inconnue. Poids de plomb de forme oblongue, abîmé sur tous les côtés et fortement oxydé, avec anse perforée. Huitième de mine romaine (ὄγδοον). L côtés = 0,037 × 0,025 m. Poids: 61,12 g (64,85 g, Severeanu ; – 7,11 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Authority, Denomination
Fac simile

ΟΓ
{monogramma}

Edition
Ὄγ(δοον) | {monogramma}
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
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CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Dec. 31, 1934
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
Bucharest Municipal Museum Dec. 31, 1934 12116
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Severeanu 1935 15–16 II fig. 5–6 (attribution to Tomis)
Moisil 1957 264 9 pl. II/4 (attribution to Callatis)
Avram 2012–15 179, 236 P21 fig. P21 (attribution to Tomis)
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