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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
7.50 cm
Width
7.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
300.00 - - Moisil 1957 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Cantharus Relief
Ship / Galley Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: CNA, actuellement égaré. Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, assez bien conservé. Livre (λίτρα). L côté = 0,075 m. Poids: 300 g (– 27,45 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Standard
Fac simile

ΛΕ   Ι
ΤΡΑ

Ι  Τ  Α
Λ     Ι
ΚΗ

Edition
Λε–ί|τρα || ἰ–τ–α|λ–ι|κή.
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 1 TO 250
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Romanian Academy Library – Coin Cabinet (Bucharest) None [currently lost]
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Moisil 1957 284–291 53 pl. VIII/1 None
Ocheşeanu 1989 91 6 None None
Avram 2012–15 186 P33 fig. P33 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Compare with #13132 (different object?).
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