PUBLIC-353253: conical lead weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: PUBLIC-353253

Object type certainty: Certain
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A complete, cast lead alloy weight of uncertain date. This crude weight is a squat cone in shape with a small central perforation.The weight is plain with a white patina.

It weighs 21.1g (0.74 oz). It's diameter is 20.0mm, and height 12.4mm.

The perforation's diameter is 6.1mm at the base and 4.2mm at the top.

Subsequent actions

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

Chronology

Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: ROMAN
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 12.4 mm
Weight: 21.1 g
Diameter: 20 mm

Personal details

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

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
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 landowner
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: PUBLIC
Created: 7 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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