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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/4 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.80 cm
Width
2.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
9.20 - - Moisil 1957 No No No
9.10 - - 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: CNA, inv. PV 79 (11/83) (ancienne collection Mihail C. Sutzu). Provenance: Constanţa. Poids de plomb de forme presque carrée, assez bien conservé. Sicilicus (τετάρτη). L côtés = 0,018 × 0,020 m. Poids: 9,10 g (+ 2,28 g par rapport à l’unité étalon).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Relief Denomination
Fac simile

Δ

Δ

Edition
δ´. || δ´.
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
Soutzo Collection None None
Romanian Academy Library – Coin Cabinet (Bucharest) None PV 79 (11/83)
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Moisil 1957 293 73 pl. X/5 None
Ocheşeanu 1989 94 57 None None
Avram 2012–15 214, 250 P99 fig. P99 None
VARIA
Additional comment
Avram 2012–15: La lettre Δ a valeur de chiffre (= 4), c’est-à-dire le quart d’une once.
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