Early Byzantine Weights in the Silifke Museum

Oğuz TEKİN   857–862

 

Abstract: The article deals with the early Byzantine weights in the Silifke Museum. In the catalogue there are twenty weights which were placed under four groups. First group consists of the discoid commercial weights while the second group consists of square commercial weights. The third and fourth groups consist of the coin weights. The commercial weights range from three-unciae to one-uncia while the coin weights range from eighteen-nomismata to one-nomisma.

Keywords: Weights; uncia; nomisma; Cilicia; Seleucia ad Calycadnum; Silifke; Early Byzantine.

 

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