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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
42.35 - - Bormann 1891 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Double cornucopia Relief
Double axe / Labrys Relief RIGHT
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 au MNA). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, abîmé sur les bords et percé d’un trou à la partie supérieure. Sextans (διούγκιον). Poids: 42,35 g, non édifiant au vu de l’état de conservation.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Other
Fac simile

ΔΥ
Ω
ΟΥ  Ν
ΚΙ  Ε

. . . . I
Ο  Ν

Edition
Δ‹ύ›|ω | οὐ–ν|κί–ε. || [Δίκα]ι|ο–ν.

App. crit.: Av. : L. 1 : à la place de la lettre Υ, un trident avec les dents vers le haut. – L. 2 : Ο, Bormann (Pernice). Légendes lues et complétées par Ocheşeanu.
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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
Vasile Pârvan Institute of Archaeology (Bucharest) None [currently lost]
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Bormann 1891 4 6 None None
Pernice 1894 183 714 None None
Ocheşeanu 1989 93 35 None None
Avram 2012–15 204–205 P75 None None
VARIA
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