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large round weight for identification

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Nikos P2:
brassy 4.5cm/ 160.8gram

glebe:
This is a Byzantine style discoid weight from c.7th cent. or later.
ov S means 6 ounces.

Although ov is unusual on discoid types - the usual symbol for ounce on these weights is G(amma).

Ross G.

Basil:
The marking of these weights is very different. The characters are either in greek language or bilingual (temporally and / or geographically dependent).
Basil

Nikos P2:
Thank you my friends for the valuable help, be good

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