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WEIGHT

Unique ID: NMGW356

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Copper alloy (probably brass) cylindrical weight with a copper alloy (probably brass) suspension loop. The base of the weight is apparently filled with a lead, or lead alloy, plug. The top of the weight and the suspension loop are encrusted with concreted estuarine deposits. Possibly for use with a steelyard. Twentieth century. Height 41mm.

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Post AD 1900

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41 mm

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Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMGWPA: 2000.147.2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Secondary material: Lead

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Monmouthshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Chepstow (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: ST5394
Four figure Latitude: 51.642825
Four figure longitude: -2.680615
1:25K map: ST5394
1:10K map: ST59SW
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Current location: Returned to finder
General landuse: Open fresh water
Specific landuse: Unknown

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NMGW
Created: 18 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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