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WEIGHT

Unique ID: SF-3F7656

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

A complete copper-alloy cup weight, with a rim diameter of 25mm, a tapering base with a diameter of 18mm and a depth of 8mm. The top of the rim is decorated with incised ring and dot decoration. The base of this weight is concave on its inside face and convex on its outside face. It has been examined by Dr Helen Geake and is believed to be Medieval in date, probably 12-13th century.

Class: Cup

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1100
Date to: Circa AD 1300

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 14.11 g
Diameter: 25 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 1st June 2003

Personal details

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Identified by: Miss Faye Minter
Secondary identifier: Dr Helen Geake

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Cast

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Suffolk (County)
District: Suffolk Coastal (District)
To be known as: Otley

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: SF
Created: Tuesday 15th July 2003
Updated: Thursday 24th February 2011

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