LEIC-1BE334: Roman steelyard

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STEELYARD

Unique ID: LEIC-1BE334

Object type certainty: Certain
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Roman copper alloy steelyard. The object consists of a plain bar with one hole in the centre of a rounded terminal, and another rectangular hole in a semi-circular projection underneath the opposite end. A third suspension hole pierces a central semi-circular projection on the upper surface. It is in fair condition, is 56mm long, 24mm wide, 4mm thick and weighs 11.86g.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: ROMAN

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 56 mm
Width: 24 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Weight: 11.86 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd May 2011

Personal details

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Recorded by: Dr Phil Harding
Identified by: Wendy Scott
Secondary identifier: Dr Phil Harding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: 78

Materials and construction

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

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Leicestershire (County)
District: Melton (District)
Parish or ward: Frisby on the Wreake (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK7116
Four figure Latitude: 52.736981
Four figure longitude: -0.949875
1:25K map: SK7116
1:10K map: SK71NW
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
Discovery circumstances: Whilst searching with a metal detector
Current location: With finder
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Operations to a depth greater than 0.25m

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: LEIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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