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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.20 cm
Width
3.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
47.50 - - Moisil 1957 No No No
47.40 - - Avram 2012–15 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: CNA, inv. PV 59 (11/61) (ancienne collection Mihail C. Sutzu). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, à anse en haut, assez mal conservé. Sextans (διούγκιον). L côtés = 0,032 × 0,038 m. Poids : 47,40 g (– 7,18 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

Β

Edition
β´.
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 250
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Soutzo Collection None None
Romanian Academy Library – Coin Cabinet (Bucharest) None PV 59 (11/61)
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Moisil 1957 292 69 None (attribution to Tomis)
Ocheşeanu 1989 91 3 None (attribution to Tomis)
Avram 2012–15 183–184 P28 None (attribution to Tomis)
VARIA
Additional comment
Avram 2012–15: La lettre Β indique deux onces.
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