SUR-200821: Post medieval: Lead trade weight

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WEIGHT

Unique ID: SUR-200821

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

A circular lead half pound trade weight issued under James II, 1685-88.

The upper face of the weight is stamped with a sword, for the City of London, and an angel with scales, for the plumbers' company.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1685
Date to: Circa AD 1688

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 12.46 mm
Weight: 222 g
Diameter: 48.38 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st January 2012 - Tuesday 31st January 2012

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David W Williams
Identified by: Mr David W Williams

Other reference numbers

Other reference: B12-71

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: South East (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
District: Windsor and Maidenhead (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Shottesbrooke (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SU8575
Four figure Latitude: 51.467595
Four figure longitude: -0.777715
1:25K map: SU8575
1:10K map: SU87NE
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

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

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