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Antiquities => Weights and Scales => Topic started by: kitov on November 29, 2018, 10:00:58 am



Title: Weight ?
Post by: kitov on November 29, 2018, 10:00:58 am
Brass,40/7 mm
78,40 gr.Please help me for id.


Title: Re: Weight ?
Post by: wileyc on November 29, 2018, 10:53:57 am
Byzantine Quadrans commercial weight I think.
better picture might help



cw

here is similar weight




Title: Re: Weight ?
Post by: kitov on November 29, 2018, 09:47:34 pm
Thanks


Title: Re: Weight ?
Post by: Basil on December 02, 2018, 01:17:50 am
It is definitely a Byzantine commercial weight to 3 ounces. Long cross between  :Greek_Gamma:- :Greek_Gamma: . Slightly underweight.
Basil


Title: Re: Weight ?
Post by: Steve P on December 02, 2018, 06:37:51 am
That's a neat OP example ...

 +++

Ummm curious, is the scraggly-cross that's etched into the reverse merely graffiti that was added later-on? (super cool)


Title: Re: Weight ?
Post by: kitov on December 02, 2018, 08:18:37 am
Thanks all


Title: Re: Weight ?
Post by: glebe on January 26, 2019, 09:03:36 pm
That's a neat OP example ...

 +++

Ummm curious, is the scraggly-cross that's etched into the reverse merely graffiti that was added later-on? (super cool)

It's an add-on.

Ross G.