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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

--- End quote ---

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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