DOR-B829A5: B829A5. Post medieval trade weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: DOR-B829A5

Object type certainty: Certain
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Cast, copper alloy trade weight. A uniface, circular weight with concentric grooves at the edge and about halfway in. there is a central circular depression.At the edge of the inner circle is a stap comprising a crown above a probable letter H. The back has several scratches and file marks. Date: Late Medieval to Post Medieval (Henry VII to Henry VIII) Dimensions: 41.29 mm x 2.81 mm Weight: 22.23 g

Class: Trade

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod to: Early
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1485
Date to: Circa AD 1547

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 41.29 mm
Thickness: 2.81 mm
Weight: 22.23 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 18th June 2007

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen
Identified by: Ms Ciorstaidh Hayward Trevarthen

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Dorset (County)
District: West Dorset (District)
To be known as: Maiden Newton

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: DOR
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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