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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.45 cm
Width
3.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
53.57 - - Ocheşeanu and Georgescu 1976–80 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Double cornucopia Relief
Cantharus Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: MINAC, objet actuellement égaré. Lieu de découverte: Constanţa, sur la falaise du port de plaisance Tomis, en 1978. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, bien conservé. Sixième de livre (sextans, διούκγιον). L côtés = 0,0345 × 0,038 m. Poids: 53,57 g (– 1,01 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

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Edition
Δύ|ω || οὐ–ν|κίε.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Romania: Constanța
Findspot (site)
Constanța [Tomis]
context
Ocheşeanu and Georgescu 1976–80: In anul 1978, a fost găsită întîmplător în Constanţa, pe faleza portului Tomis, o greutate tomitană, aparţinînd sistemului ponderal al librei romane.
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
Museum of National History and Archeology (Constanța) None [currently lost]
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ocheşeanu and Georgescu 1976–80 455–457 None pl. I None
Ocheşeanu 1989 91 12 None None
Avram 2012–15 190 P40 None None
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