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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1 Libra = 1 Litra
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
7.20 cm
Width
6.00 cm
Height
1.30 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
306.00 - - Custurea 2002–03 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Palm Relief Two
Crown Relief
Altar Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: MINAC, inv. 77 215. Lieu de découverte : département de Constanţa, circonstances inconnues. Poids de plomb de forme oblongue, déformé sur les bords. Bordures de protection extrêmement profilées (ép. = 0,006). Livre (λίτρα). L côtés = 0,072 × 0,060 m ; ép. = 0,013 m. Poids : 306,00 g (– 21,45 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Other
Fac simile

Λ    ΙΤΡΑΙ

ΔΙΚΑΙ
Ο    Ν

Edition
Λ–ίτρα{ι}. || Δίκαι|ο–ν.

App. crit.: [Λ]ΙΤΡΑΙ, Custurea | ΔΙΚΑ-Ο, Custurea. – L. 2: lettre Ν rétrograde.
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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
Museum of National History and Archeology (Constanța) None 77215
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Custurea 2002–03 9 None None None
Avram 2012–15 206, 248 P79 fig. P79 None
VARIA
Additional comment
For the reverse, see https://pondera.uclouvain.be/artifact/13564/.
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