SUSS-3FD345: Post Medieval trade weight issued under James I

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: SUSS-3FD345

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Post Medieval cast copper alloy trade weight from the reign of James I (1603-1625). The weight is circular with a wide raised rim on the top. It is 21.9mm in diameter by 3.2mm thick and weighs 2.95 grams, c. 0.20 ounces (one fifth). It is stamped with: Crowned I (for James I) at 7 o'clock The sword of St Paul (for London) at 5 o'clock An inverted ewer (for the founders company) at 1 o'clock

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1603
Date to: AD 1625

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 3.2 mm
Weight: 2.95 g
Diameter: 21.9 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 10th May 2009

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Laura Burnett
Identified by: Mr G Crace
Secondary identifier: Ms Laura Burnett

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: West Sussex (County)
District: Arun (District)
To be known as: Near Goring by Sea

Spatial coordinates


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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Audit data

Recording Institution: SUSS
Created: 10 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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