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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.80 cm
Width
2.80 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
32.50 - - Moisil 1957 No No No
32.60 - - Avram 2012–15 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Leaf Relief
Circle Relief
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Avram 2012–15: CNA, inv. PV 54 (11/56) (ancienne collection Mihail C. Sutzu). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, assez bien conservé. Once (οὐγκία). L côté = 0,028 m. Poids: 32,60 g (+ 5,31 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination, Other
Fac simile

ΟΥ  N
KIA

Δ   Ι
Κ  E

Edition
Οὐ–ν|κία || δ–ι|κ–έ(α).
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
Romanian Academy Library – Coin Cabinet (Bucharest) None PV 54 (11/56)
Soutzo Collection None None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Soutzo 1913 9 None None None
Moisil 1957 292 65 None None
Ocheşeanu 1989 94 44 None None
Avram 2012–15 209–210, 249 P86 fig. P86 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Avram 2012–15: Av.: lettre Θ pour Moisil, caducée pour Ocheşeanu. Rv.: ΔΙΚΕ, Sutzu (Cantacuzène); ΔΙ|…|ΚΕ, Moisil, δ-ικ(αία) avec bonnet et étoile pour Ocheşeanu, comme aux numéros suivants, ce qui n’est pas le cas ici.
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