（κεράτιον). The smallest Roman weight, the sixth part of a
scruple (scripulum) or the 1/144 part of an ounce. It was also the name
of a small coin (siliqua auri), on which see Mommsen,
Röm. Münzwesen, p. 791.
Harry Thurston Peck. Harpers Dictionary of Classical Antiquities. New York. Harper and Brothers. 1898.
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