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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
3.50 cm
Width
3.50 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
52.90 - - Cantacuzène 1927–32 No No No
51.65 - - Avram 2012–15 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: MMB, inv. 12 112 (collection Maria et George Severeanu). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, assez bien conservé, mais abîmé sur les bords. Sextans (διούγκιον). L côté = 0,035 m. Poids: 51,65 g (52,90 g [Cantacuzène], – 2,93 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Other
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Edition
Διο̣ῦ̣|[νκ]|ι̣ν || δί|και|ον.
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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 12112
Severeanu Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Cantacuzène 1927–32 605 2b None None
Ocheşeanu 1989 94 42 None None
Avram 2012–15 208–209, 248 P84 fig. P84 None
VARIA
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