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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
1 Nomisma = 1 Solidus
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
- cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Star Incised
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Nomos 2022: Byzantine Weights. Circa 6th-11th century. (Bronze, 127.00 g). A lot of Elven (11) mainly Byzantine weights. Mostly about very fine or better. Lot sold as is, no returns (11).
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Denomination
Fac simile

Ν

Edition
Ν(όμισμα).
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
Oct. 23, 2022
circumstances
Antiquities trade.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
FROM 300 TO 500
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Oct. 23, 2022 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Nomos 2022e None 982g None None
VARIA
Additional comment
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