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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1/2 Libra = 1/2 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.10 cm
Width
5.80 cm
Height
0.90 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
188.70 - - Severeanu 1929 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

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Edition
Ἡμί|λιτ|ρον.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
Romania: Brașov
City
Braşov
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
Severeanu 1929: La un antiquar din Braşov, am găsit în ultimul timp, o greutate de plumb, care prezintă pentru studiul pondurilor din Dacia, o importanţă cu totul deosebită, ea reprezintând cred, singura greutate tracă cunoscută la noi.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -100 TO 250
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Severeanu Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Severeanu 1929a 39–40 None fig. 1 None
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