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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Callatis
Denomination
1 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
8.30 cm
Width
8.30 cm
Height
1.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
453.00 - - Ocheşeanu and Georgescu 1983–85 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Thunderbolt Countermarked
Club Relief
Bow Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

ΜΝ
ΔΑ

Edition
Μν[ᾶ] | δα(μοσία).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Mangalia [Callatis]
context
Ocheşeanu and Georgescu 1983–85: Excavated from a Roman 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
Museum of National History and Archeology (Constanța) None 33785
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ocheşeanu and Georgescu 1983–85 355–359 None fig. 1 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Iron handle.
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