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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Tomis
Denomination
1/4 Uncia
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.60 cm
Width
1.60 cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
6.51 - - Ocheşeanu 1983–85 Yes 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: MNA, inv. 235/3899 (ancienne collection Alexandru Saint Georges). Lieu de découverte: Constanţa, circonstances inconnues, en 1939. Poids de plomb de forme carrée, assez bien conservé. Sicilicus (τετάρτη). L côté = 0,016 m. Poids: 6,51 g (– 0,31 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
Saint Georges Collection None None
Vasile Pârvan Institute of Archaeology (Bucharest) None 235/3899
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Ocheşeanu 1983–85 350 4 fig. 1.4 None
Avram 2012–15 216–217, 251 P106 fig. P106 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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