LEIC-2B195D:

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: LEIC-2B195D

Object type certainty: Certain
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A Medieval to Post-Medieval lead alloy weight, dating to c.AD 1200 - 1800. The weight is sub-rectangular, narrowing slightly towards the top. At the top are two iron lugs, the remains of an attachment loops. The surface is pitted slightly and scratched. 
Length: 65 mm
Width: 50 mm
Weight: 654 g

This weight is possibly a steelyard

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Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 65 mm
Width: 50 mm
Weight: 654 g

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Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Secondary material: Iron
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: North West Leicestershire (District)
Parish or ward: Coleorton (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK4016
Four figure Latitude: 52.74015594
Four figure longitude: -1.40897124
1:25K map: SK4016
1:10K map: SK41NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 4 months ago
Updated: 4 months ago

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