PUBLIC-356945: conical lead weight

Rights Holder: The Portable Antiquities Scheme
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WEIGHT

Unique ID: PUBLIC-356945

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Awaiting validation Find awaiting validation

A complete, cast lead alloy weight of uncertain date. This crude weight is conical in shape. The weight has a white patina. It has no symbols or decoration.

It weighs 50.1g (1.77oz). It's diameter is 23.6mm, and height 21.8mm.

The perforation's diameter is 2.8mm.

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: 21.8 mm
Weight: 50.1 g
Diameter: 23.6 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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