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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Rectangle
Length
5.00 cm
Width
6.20 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
273.00 - - Soutzo 1904 No No No
273.90 - - Avram 2012–15 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Eight-rayed star Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: CNA, inv. PV 11 (11/10) (ancienne collection Mihail C. Sutzu). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme oblongue, bien conservé. Demi-mine romaine (ἡμιμναῖον). L côtés = 0,062 × 0,050 m. Poids : 273,90 g (+ 1,00 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Mint
Fac simile

HMI
TOMI

Edition
Ἡμι(μναῖον) | Τομι(τῶν).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Constanța [Tomis]
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
GREEK , ROMAN
Time frame
FROM -100 TO 200
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Soutzo Collection None None
Romanian Academy Library – Coin Cabinet (Bucharest) None PV 11 (11/10)
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Soutzo 1904 6–7 None fig. None
Soutzo 1913 6 None fig. 3 None
Moisil 1957 284 47 pl. VII/3 None
Avram 2012–15 176–177, 235 P17 fig. P17 None
VARIA
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