LANCUM-E6E828: Possibly Roman-Post-Medieval Lead Object (front and back)

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Unique ID: LANCUM-E6E828

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

Cast lead stud/disc. Irregular in form. Front face demonstrates a central pellet in relief with a surrounding circular form. The reverse is plain. Possibly a miss-cast token. The site of recovery of the object could suggest however that this object is Roman in date and could therefore be a lead pot mend. These were used to hold broken vessels together before glue. A hole would be drilled into a broken vessel along the line of the break and then molten lead poured through which would harden on cooling (Cuddeford 1994 page 51).

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Early
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 100
Date to: Circa AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 20 mm
Width: 17 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 5.9 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st October 2005

Personal details

Found by: This information is restricted for your login.
Recorded by: Miss Lisa Keys
Identified by: Miss Lisa Keys

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast

Numismatic data

No numismatic data has been recorded for this coin yet.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Lancashire (County)
District: South Ribble (District)
Parish or ward: Walton-le-Dale (District Ward)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SD5528
Four figure Latitude: 53.74642
Four figure longitude: -2.683827
1:25K map: SD5528
1:10K map: SD52NE
Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

References cited

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Timeline of associated dates

Audit data

Recording Institution: LANCUM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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