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The twelth part of an acre was called Uncia and half a foot, Semis, &c.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology|Charles K. Dillaway
Another way is to take two unciae of ore, a semi-uncia of litharge, two drachmae of Venetian glass and a semi-uncia of saltpetre.
Lastly, if there is only pure silver, then as much as a third of a libra and a semi-uncia of copper granules are added.
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.
Of each bes of silver one sicilicus is consumed, or occasionally when very impure, three drachmae or half an uncia.