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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
2 Uncias
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
2.46 cm
Width
2.05 cm
Height
1.45 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
53.23 - - None No Yes Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Little to no wear
Corrosion
Little to no corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised + Inlaid Denomination
Latin Incised + Inlaid Denomination
Fac simile

Top - Óź¬ B

Side - VNCIA II

Edition
2 ounces in both Greek and Roman letters
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Feb. 10, 2021
circumstances
Antiquities trade
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Private Collection, Texas Feb. 10, 2021 rrd.2.10.21
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Hirsch 2021 None 239 None None