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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.43 cm
Width
2.43 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
24.90 - - Popeea 1974 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: Objet égaré (naguère au MINAC, inv. II 55 063; ancienne collection Constantin Băcăoanu composée de trouvailles de Constanţa accumulées ca. 1930–1940). Poids de plomb de forme carrée, assez bien conservé, sans bordure. Once (οὐγκία). L côté = 0,0243 m. Poids: 24,90 g (– 2,39 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Standard
Fac simile

monogramma {ΟΥΝΚΙΑ}

monogramma {ΙΤΑΛΙΚ(Η)}

Edition
Οὐνκία || ἰταλικ(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
Băcăoanu Collection None None
Museum of National History and Archeology (Constanța) None II 55 063 [currently lost]
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Popeea 1974 247–249 3 fig. 3 None
Ocheşeanu 1989 96 73 None None
Avram 2012–15 201 P67 None None
VARIA
Additional comment
Avram 2012–15: Le monogramme du droit indique l’once (cf. P74 et 114). A. Popeea interprète prudemment le monogramme du revers comme ΙΤΑΛΙΚ[Η], ce qui est maintenant confirmé par la publication ultérieure du poids divisionnaire P74.
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