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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/2 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.20 cm
Width
2.20 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
12.13 - - Cantacuzène 1927–32 No No No
11.25 - - 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. 12 160 (collection Maria et George Severeanu). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, percé d’un trou. Semuncia (ἥμισυ). L côté = 0,022 m. Poids: 11,25 g (12,13 g, Cantacuzène; – 2,39 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek, Latin Relief Denomination
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Edition
Ἥ(μισυ). || Σ(emuncia).
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
Severeanu Collection None None
Bucharest Municipal Museum None 12160
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Cantacuzène 1927–32 609 3 fig. 17 None
Ocheşeanu 1989 94 55 None None
Avram 2012–15 214, 249 P98 fig. P98 None
VARIA
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