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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/4 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
4.70 cm
Width
5.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
140.00 - - Ruzicka 1926 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Dot Relief Five
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: Lieu actuel de conservation inconnu (jadis dans la collection Leon Ruzicka). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, très bien conservé. Quart de mine romaine (τετάρτη). L côtés = 0,047 × 0,050 m. Poids : 140,00 g (+ 3,55 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

ΤΕΤ

Edition
Τέτ(αρτον).
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
Ruzicka Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ruzicka 1926 455–456 1 pl. 105/1 None
Moisil 1957 284 48 pl. VII/4 None
Avram 2012–15 177–178 P19 fig. P19 None
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