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A help for letters

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Nikos P2:
Can you explain to me what the letters mean?
Ν
Γ
Β 
G
I
On the weights

Nikos P2:

--- Quote from: Nikos P2 on February 20, 2021, 04:34:46 pm ---Can you explain to me what the letters mean?
Ν
Γ
Β 
G
I
On the weights


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Γ.Β
Γ.Γ

JBF:
Look up Milesian standard, and acrophontic (acrophantic??) for different ways of counting used in antiquity.

glebe:
Usually N means nomisma (1/6 ounce), Γ.Β means 2 ounces & Γ.Γ means 3 ounces (the first Γ meaning ounce in this context).

Ross G.

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