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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/2 Libra = 1/2 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
5.70 cm
Width
5.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Bunch of grapes Relief
Grapevine Relief
Cantharus Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
Yes
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: CNA, actuellement égaré. Provenance : Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, fortement endommagé, perforé et effacé. Demi-livre (semis, ἡμίλιτρον). L côtés = 0,055 × 0,057 m. Poids non indiqué et d’ailleurs non édifiant au vu de l’état de conservation.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Standard
Fac simile

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Edition
Ἡμι|λί|τρον || [ἰταλικόν].
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 291 57 None None
Ocheşeanu 1989 91 8 None None
Avram 2012–15 188 P36 None None
VARIA
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