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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
12 Libras , 10 Libras
Material
Marble
Manufacture
Carved
Shape
Truncated sphere or similar (truncated spheroid, truncated double cone, etc.)
Length
6.00 cm
Width
11.00 cm
Height
11.00 cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
2950.00 - - Yotov 2017 No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
Yes
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Yotov 2017: Height: 60 mm. Diameter (upper and lower bases): 100 mm. Diameter: 110 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Latin Incised Denomination
Fac simile

XII

Edition
XII (librae).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Bulgaria: Silistra
Findspot (site)
Silistra [Durostorum]
context
Yotov 2017: Дуросторум - неизвестно (unknown context).
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
ROMAN
Time frame
FROM 1 TO 400
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Silistra Depot None II-2390
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Yotov 2017 73–74 6 fig. 6 None
VARIA
Additional comment
The handle has disappeared.
Denomination: 10 libras (?) [Yotov 2017]; 12 libras (?).
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