NLM-85E682: Post-Medieval Weight

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Unique ID: NLM-85E682

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Lead Weight fragment. Cast discoid weight with a rim and border on either side, neatly cut in half. Patinated overall and bent. The mass remaining might suggest that the original object represented a weight of two ounces averdepois and that this was halved to produce a pair of one ounce weights. Suggested date: Post-Medieval, 1600-1750.

Diameter: 40.8mm, Thickness: 2.4mm, Weight: 29.50gms.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1600
Date to: Circa AD 1750

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.4 mm
Weight: 29.5 g
Diameter: 40.8 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Sunday 3rd November 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Martin Foreman
Identified by: Mr Martin Foreman

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLM24857

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
District: Doncaster (Metropolitan District)
To be known as: Arksey

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 4 years ago
Updated: 4 years ago

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