Weight or Token

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Object Name: 
Weight or Token
Accession Number: 
59.1.378
Dimensions: 
Overall D: 1.8 cm, Th (max): 0.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
possibly 300-699
Primary Description: 
Translucent bluish-green glass; stamped. Weight or token: disk. Obverse: circular stamp, D: about 1.3 cm, with indistinct motif, possibly human head, in low relief; reverse: in low relief, bust with head in profile facing right, stamped off-center, near left edge of disk.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Smith, Ray Winfield, Source
1959-07-27
Category: 
Roman Glass in The Corning Museum of Glass, Volume Three (2003) illustrated, pp. 39-40, 214, #948; BIB# 58895