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Offline Nikos P2

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A help for letters
« 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

Offline Nikos P2

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Re: A help for letters
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2021, 04:35:54 pm »
Can you explain to me what the letters mean?
Ν
Γ
Β 
G
I
On the weights



Γ.Β
Γ.Γ

Offline JBF

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Re: A help for letters
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2021, 02:22:28 pm »
Look up Milesian standard, and acrophontic (acrophantic??) for different ways of counting used in antiquity.

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Re: A help for letters
« Reply #3 on: February 23, 2021, 07:32:29 pm »
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).

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