PUBLIC-ED953B: Pyramid Weight

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Unique ID: PUBLIC-ED953B

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Medieval to post medieval lead alloy standing/pyramidal weight, 39mm long, 19mm wide, 15mm thick and weighs 59.93g. The weight is triangular in form and rectangular in cross section. It has an integral suspension hole near its flattened apex. It is roughly cast and damaged. It is similar to WMID-64ED04 and HAMP-C179D3 which are dated 1200-1600.

Class: Pyramid

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: MEDIEVAL
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: MEDIEVAL
Date from: Circa AD 1200
Date to: Circa AD 1600

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 39 mm
Width: 19 mm
Thickness: 15 mm
Weight: 59.93 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Monday 1st October 2012 - Wednesday 31st October 2012

Personal details

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Identified by: Wendy Scott

Materials and construction

Primary material: Lead Alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
District: Rutland (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: RUTLAND

Spatial coordinates

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Recording Institution: PUBLIC
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Updated: 4 years ago

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