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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
53.35 - - Ocheşeanu 1989 No No No
50.10 - - Avram 2012–15 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Double cornucopia Relief
Cantharus Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
Yes
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: MMB, inv. 12 122. Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, perforé au coin inférieur gauche. Sixième de livre (sextans, διούκγιον). L côté = 0,035 m. Poids: 50,10 g (53,35 g, Ocheşeanu; – 4,48 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
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Edition
Δύ|ω || οὐ–ν|κίε.
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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
Bucharest Municipal Museum None 12122
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ocheşeanu 1989 91 13 None None
Avram 2012–15 190–191, 238 P41 fig. P41 None
VARIA
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