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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
2.55 cm
Width
- cm
Height
1.10 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
53.30 - Aug. 22, 2019 Measurement done by D. Delvigne et T. Leblanc No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Bronze weight: oblate spheroid with two silver points inlaid at one end.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
ROMAN
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
British Museum (London) Aug. 5, 1975 1975,0805.51
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
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