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LVPL-C2BA44: Post medieval trade weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: LVPL-C2BA44

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

Cast circular copper alloy weight. The weight has a narrow rim with a central raised spot in the internal surface which suggests the object was finished on a lathe. There are also two thin concentric circles on the surface. There are no makers stamps on the weight. The reverse has a circular depressed ring in the centre which appears to be highly corroded. Similar object on the database include: LVPL-AD5F3D

The weight of the object is 330g

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Exactly AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 13.78 mm
Weight: 330 g
Diameter: 56.54 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 20th September 2020

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire East (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Chorlton

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LVPL
Created: 9 months ago
Updated: 9 months ago

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