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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/4 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
2.00 cm
Width
2.00 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
5.56 - - Cantacuzène 1927–32 No No No
4.99 - - 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. 12 138 (collection Maria et George Severeanu). Provenance: Constanţa, trouvé en 1914. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, plutôt mal conservé. Sicilicus (τετάρτη). L côté = 0,020 m. Poids: 4,99 g (5,56 g, Cantacuzène; – 1,83 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
Severeanu Collection None None
Bucharest Municipal Museum None 12138
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Cantacuzène 1927–32 608 1b fig. 15 None
Ocheşeanu 1989 94 62 None None
Avram 2012–15 216, 251 P104 fig. P104 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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