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ARCHAEOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE WEIGHT
Authority
Mint
Denomination
Material
Copper alloy (bronze or brass)
Manufacture
Cast
Shape
Length
2.22 cm (0.875 inch)
Width
- cm
Height
- cm
Metrology
Mass (g) Mass (grain) Date of measurement Reference fragmented cleaned reference weight
-
Iconography
Wear
Corrosion
Handle
No
Suspension hole
No
Recarved mould
No
Recarved weight
No
Intentionally destroyed
No
Archaeological description
Autopsy
No
INSCRIPTION
Legend type
Fac simile
Edition
Monogram
Countermark type
Countermark
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Findspot (region)
Findspot (site)
context
CIRCUMSTANCES OF ACQUISITION
Region
City
Date of first acquisition
circumstances
Donated from Richard C. Swingler to the J. Paul Getty Museum in 1980.
DATING OF THE WEIGHT
Chronological Period
Early Roman Empire (27 BCE – 284 CE) , Late Roman Empire (284–476 CE)
Terminus post quem
Terminus ante quem
Comments on Chronology
3rd - 4th century
COLLECTION HISTORY
Collection
Name Date of acquisition Inventory number
Getty Museum – Getty Villa (Malibu) Jan. 1, 1980 80.AC.126.4
Swingler Collection None
Bibliography
Reference Page/Column Reference (number) Plate / Figure Comment
-
VARIA
Additional comment
Roman weight, Roman Empire.
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