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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
3 Nomismata = 3 Solidi
Material
Lead
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Square
Length
1.95 cm
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
12.97 - - Auction Concordia 2023a No No Yes
Iconography
Symbol Technique Direction Position Number Synecdoche
Cross above marks of value Incised + Inlaid
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Auction Concordia 2023a: AE Eastern Mediterranean/Aegean. Coin weight. Three-nomismata (5th-6th century AD) Square in form with double-grooved profile and raised face; engraved on the top with a rectangular plinth supporting two spiral columns on which rests an arch formed by two semi-circle wreaths; within the arch, across above the denominational mark N Γ. The bottom is blank. It is a three-nomismata. Cf. Bertolami 93, 1043 and CPAI 3.2, 227 (but two nomismata). Weight: 12.97 g. Diameter: 19.51 mm.
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Language Technique Legend type
Greek Incised Denomination
Fac simile

Ν° Γ

Edition
Νο(μίσματα) γ´.
Monogram
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Curatorial Section
LATE ROMAN AND BYZANTINE
Time frame
Comments on Chronology
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Antiquities Trade Jan. 7, 2023 None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
Auction Concordia 2023a None 981 None None