Another cement is made of a bes of brick dust, a third of rock salt, an uncia of saltpetre, and half an uncia of refined salt.
The uncia into four sicilici, the sicilicus into thirty-six siliquae.
The twelth part of an acre was called uncia and half a foot, Semis, &c.
This is the Felis uncia, allied to the panther and the cheetah.
Such liquation cakes should weigh up to three centumpondia, in each of which there is half an uncia of silver.
Of each bes of silver one sicilicus is consumed, or occasionally when very impure, three drachmae or half an uncia.
And likewise they add two centumpondia of poor silver-lead, in each of which there is an uncia and a drachma of silver.