PUBLIC-CD77D6: crude lead weight, with large perforation

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-CD77D6

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete, crude lead alloy weight of uncertain date. The weight is circular, has a flat bottom, and large central perforation. The outer side tapers in from the base to the edge of the perforation. The weight is undecorated and has a white patina.

It weighs 8.0g. The external diameter is 18.2mm, and height 6.8mm. The perforation / internal diameter is 9.1mm in diameter

Subsequent actions

Current location of find: with finder
Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Date from: Circa AD 50
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 6.8 mm
Weight: 8 g
Diameter: 18.2 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Patrick Brown
Identified by: Dr Patrick Brown

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: West Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
District: County of Herefordshire (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Brampton Abbotts

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
Current location: with finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: PUBLIC
Created: 8 years ago
Updated: 8 years ago

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