NMGW-063EB0: Post medieval trade weight

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Unique ID: NMGW-063EB0

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Post medieval copper alloy trade weight, probably of late 17th century date


The weight is stamped with a crowned W, probably over the letter M, probably for William III and Mary II (1689 -1694), a sword and ewer indicating London. The weight now weighs 25.3g, equivalent to 0.8924 ounces and would originally have been a one-ounce weight. The surface is worn and has a mid to dark green patina.

Class: trade weight

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1650
Date to: Circa AD 1700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 25.3 g

Personal details

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Recorded by: Miss Wenke Domscheit
Identified by: Mr Mark Lodwick

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NMWPA 2014.142.2

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Wales (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
District: Pembrokeshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Cosheston (Community)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SN0102
Four figure Latitude: 51.68141103
Four figure longitude: -4.87994449
1:25K map: SN0102
1:10K map: SN00SW
Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

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Audit data

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

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