SWYOR-ACF885: Weight of unknown date

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Unique ID: SWYOR-ACF885

Object type certainty: Probably
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A cast lead alloy artefact, probably a weight, of unknown date. It is conical with a rounded apex and has a small, circular hole vertically through the centre (diameter 4mm). It is 24.2mm in diameter and 17.8mm high. It weighs 53.47gm (1.875oz). The lead has a grey patina, with dents and scratches. A Medieval or Post Medieval date is perhaps most likely.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: UNKNOWN
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1066
Date to: Exactly AD 1800

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Height: 17.8 mm
Weight: 53.47 g
Diameter: 24.2 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 16th March 2013

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Identified by: Mr Jack Volunteer Coulthard
Secondary identifier: Ms Amy Downes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: PAS form number 2315

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Manufacture method: Cast
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: Selby (District)
Parish or ward: Selby (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE5933
Four figure Latitude: 53.78998089
Four figure longitude: -1.10591573
1:25K map: SE5933
1:10K map: SE53SE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
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: SWYOR
Created: 5 years ago
Updated: 5 years ago

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