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Unique ID: BERK-6A7FE6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A probably Post-Medieval circular lead weight. Each side has a central depression and on one side is an I represeting 1 in Roman numerals. The mass of the weight is 443.g. It is approximately the weight of one avoirdupois or mercentile pound (448g and 437.4g).

Diameter: 52.5mm, Thickness: 22.4mm, Weight: 443.3g


Not seen by FLO. Photo and info from finder.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 22.4 mm
Weight: 443.3 g
Diameter: 52.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 1st January 2019

Personal details

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: West Berkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Speen (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU4569
Four figure Latitude: 51.41823615
Four figure longitude: -1.3542664
1:25K map: SU4569
1:10K map: SU46NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: BERK
Created: About one year ago
Updated: About one year ago

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