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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
8.00 cm
Width
7.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
282.00 - - Ruzicka 1917 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Cantharus Relief
Ship / Galley Relief LEFT
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
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, à bords hauts, fortement endommagé. Livre (λίτρα). L côtés = 0,078 × 0,080 m. Poids: 282,00 g, sensiblement en dessous, en raison du mauvais état de conservation. Lettres espacées.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Standard
Fac simile

ΛΕ   Ι
ΤΡΑ

Ι  Τ  Α
Λ     Ι
Κ     .

Edition
Λε–ί|τρα || ἰ–τ–α|λ–ι|κ–[ή].
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
Ruzicka Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Netzhammer 1914 130–131 None fig. 5 (non vidi)
Ruzicka 1917 79 17 fig. 17 None
Moisil 1957 291 54 None None
Ocheşeanu 1989 91 7 None None
Avram 2012–15 187 P34 fig. P34 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Compare with #13132 and #13778.
Ruzicka: 70 mm hoch, 80 mm breit.
Avram 2012–15: R. Netzhammer et L. Ruzicka interprétaient l’attribut du revers comme partie supérieure d’une amphore. Pour C. Moisil, il s’agissait d’un vase à deux anses. Le canthare a été reconnu par R. Ocheşeanu.
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