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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/2 Mina
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Disc or similar (ellipse, etc.)
Length
6.50 cm
Width
6.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
244.00 - - Ruzicka 1917 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: Lieu actuel de conservation inconnu (jadis dans la collection Leon Ruzicka). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme circulaire. Demi-mine italique (ἡμιμναῖον). Diam. = 0,065 m. Poids: 244,00 g (– 1,60 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Mint, Other
Fac simile

Τ Ο Μ Ι Δ Ι Κ ΑΙ

Edition
Τ–ο–μ–ι(τῶν) δ–ί–κ–αι(ον).
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
Netzhammer 1913a 165–166 2 fig. 2 (non vidi)
Soutzo 1913 6–7 None fig. 4 None
Ruzicka 1917 78 12 fig. 12 None
Moisil 1957 284 50 pl. VII/6 None
Avram 2012–15 181–182 P25 fig. P25 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Avram 2012–15: R. Netzhammer [1912] interprétait l’attribut comme une roue; corrigé par M. C. Sutzu [1913] et accepté par Netzhammer [1913].
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