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ingot / hacksilver

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1855,0815.1

  • Description

    Hacksilver, half a sub-rectangular ingot with expanded ends and worn, stamped inscription [EX OF] CVRMISSI. Joins with 1855,0818.3.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 4thC-5thC
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 6.9 centimetres
    • Width: 7.7 centimetres
    • Thickness: 0.65 centimetres
    • Weight: 151.75 grains
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Language

        Latin
      • Inscription Content

        [ex offi(cina)] / Curmissi
      • Inscription Translation

        From the workshop of Curmissus.
  • Curator's comments

    Attached to 1855,0815.3

  • Bibliography

    • R I B II.1, 2402.2, 29 bibliographic details
    • Silver no. 195 bibliographic details
    • Roman Britain 1964 p. 41, pl. 9.43 bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G41/dc9

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:
    1993 20 Jun-30 Sep, France, Quimper, Daoulas Abbey, Rome face aux Barbares

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1855

  • Department

    Britain, Europe and Prehistory

  • Registration number

    1855,0815.1

  • Joined objects

Silver, half a sub-rectangular ingot with expanded ends & worn stamped inscription [EX OF] CVRMISSI; joins no. 3.

Silver, half a sub-rectangular ingot with expanded ends & worn stamped inscription [EX OF] CVRMISSI; joins no. 3.

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